chapter  1
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A legal problem: exclusion without justifi cation

The central contention of the book is that immigration policies constitute a form of exclusion without justifi cation. Conversely, I claim that this practice is untenable from a legal perspective and that the authorities have a duty to justify. But what do we actually mean by policies? And who are the authorities? And why just concentrate on the so-called ‘normal’ migrants?