5Qs: Fisher Proposes Partial Solution to Issues of Stateless People

March 19, 2024

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Read time:

5-15 mins
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Presented by Michigan Law

An estimated 218,000 people in the U.S. are considered “stateless”, or  someone who “is not considered as a national by any State under the operation of its law.” These people face unique challenges when it comes to the legal system. Stateless people are often left out of immigration and international relations debates, but lecturer Betsy Fisher is bringing the focus back to this unique situation through her research. In this edition of 5Qs, Fisher answers how people end up in this status of statelessness, and proposes some policy actions for the issue.

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