ERIC Number: ED204478
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jul-30
Human Rights and the Rights of Aliens. Working Paper NB-3.
Nickel, James W.
This paper examines the issue of human rights and the rights of aliens. Contemporary ideas of human rights and contractarian alternatives to universal rights are reviewed. The obligations of governments to admit refugees and to honor the rights of aliens within their borders are discussed. The right to political participation and right to welfare are also examined as they apply to aliens. The paper concludes with an analysis of the rights of undocumented aliens. (APM)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Government Role, Illegal Immigrants, Immigrants, Legal Responsibility, Refugees
Center for Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Center for Philosophy and Public Policy.