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Refugee Law

Essential sources for finding law, scholarship, statistics, and news on refugee law. This guide is designed for students in USF's course on "International Refugee Law and the European Crisis."

Syrian and Iraqi refugees arriving at Lesvos, Greece

This guide covers the basics of refugee law (legal norms, key organizations, etc.) and of the European situation. It also suggests sources for researching seminar papers and for keeping up-to-date on the latest developments.

Basic Background

Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees

The U.N. and other International Governmental Organizations

UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants 2016

Non-Governmental Organizations

These are some of the NGOs that take a special interest in refugees, migrants, and internally displaced people.

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