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Protection. Does the country protect this right for migrants in national law?

Singapore

  • Groups of rights:
  • ADMISSION AND LEGAL STATUS
  • NON-DISCRIMINATION AND VULNERABILITY
  • SOCIAL RIGHTS
  • INTEGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP
  • CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS

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In Singapore, the overarching approach to matters relating to temporary migrant labor is a regulatory framework that is heavily driven by policy at the macro-level and as a matter of contract at the micro-level. In other words, the whole scheme is often governed by contract law rather than a rights-centric approach. Singapore's immigration policies and laws circumscribe in fairly clear and rigid terms the place of migrants within the nation-state....

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The Migrant Rights Initiative conducts cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on the human rights of migrants and then fosters opportunities for innovative action that reshapes the way governments treat people who cross international borders. Our Migrant Rights Database (MRD) evaluates how countries protect and implement 17 categories of rights according to 65 standardized indicators, based on the Initiative’s International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR).

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