GSL Online

Gender & Sexuality Law Online is a webjournal published by the Columbia Law School Center for Gender & Sexuality Law.

Subject: Immigration

Violence and the Form: The Ultrahazardous Activity of Excluding Children in Canada’s Immigration Family Class

Author: Jamie Chai Yun Liew, LLM 2011 Abstract: The paper is about a Canadian immigration rule that permanently prohibits the reuniting of children with their parents in Canada simply because their landed immigrant parents did not list their children on their application forms. This paper is interested in...

Sheltering and Discriminating: Homosexuality and Immigration Law in the United States

Author: Claire O’Sullivan, JD 2010 Abstract: Noting that America’s relationship with homosexuality is defined by a willingness to tolerate homosexuality (to an extent) but an unwillingness to view homosexuals as actual equals, as demonstrated by Wendy Brown, this paper argues that the interplay...

The Creation of the Living Dead: North Korean Refugee Women in China

Author: Jeannie Chung, JD 2010 Abstract: North Korean refugee women who cross the border into China are vulnerable to traffickers who channel them into sex work or “marriage” to rural Chinese farmers. Faith-based NGOs play a unique role in the assistance of these women, because, unlike other...