Special Rules for Religious Leaders in Dutch Immigration Law: Are They Discriminatory Under EU Law and ECHR?

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Shu-Chien Chen

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law; University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, Students

Date Written: August 31, 2010

Abstract

This paper seeks to discuss the special rules for religious leaders according to Dutch immigration law. It will analyse whether or not these Dutch rules constitute discrimination based on religion under European standards, especially for Islamic religious leaders. The whole paper consists of three main parts: Dutch law, European standards, and an evaluation of the compatibility of Dutch law.

Keywords: Integration, Dutch immigration law, EU law, European Convention of Human Rights, discrimination

JEL Classification: K37

Suggested Citation

Chen, Shu-Chien, Special Rules for Religious Leaders in Dutch Immigration Law: Are They Discriminatory Under EU Law and ECHR? (August 31, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3491449 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3491449

Shu-Chien Chen (Contact Author)

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law ( email )

Netherlands

University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, Students ( email )

Amsterdam
Netherlands

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