Author: Claire Higgins
Claire Higgins is a senior research associate at the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Sydney.

The European Parliament is considering a proposal to create a European humanitarian visa, a mechanism that will allow eligible asylum seekers safe passage to Europe. The move is intended to provide a much-needed alternative to a risky journey across the Mediterranean Sea, which has claimed the lives of more than 2,000 people in the past year alone. (More…)