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Academic Writing

This is a sample of some of my research in the areas of immigration, refugee and citizenship/statelessness law.


A submission by Jamie Liew to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO) - Harm of Anti-Trafficking Policies on Migrant and Non-Citizen Sex Workers (April 12, 2023)


Jamie Chai Yun Liew and Donald Galloway, Immigration Law (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015).


Sharryn Aiken, Catherine Dauvergne, Colin Grey, Gerald Heckman, Jamie Liew, Constance MacIntosh, (Emond Montgomery, 2020).


“Preventing the Spread of Anti-Asian Racism: Including Critical Race Analysis in a Pandemic Plan” in Colleen Flood, Vanessa MacDonnell, Jane Philpott, Sophie Theriault & Sridhar Venkatapuram, eds, (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2020).


Jamie Liew, “Statelessness & the Administrative State: The Legal Prowess of the First-Line Bureaucrat in Malaysia” in Tendayi Bloom & Lindsey Kingston, eds, Statelessness & Governance (in print).

Kristy Belton and Jamie Liew, “The Unmaking of Citizens: Civicide in the 21st Century” in Molly Land and Katherine Libal, eds, (Cambridge University Press) (in print).


Jamie Chai Yun Liew, “Legal Issues Regarding Refugees and Mental Illness” in Jennifer Chandler and Colleen Flood, eds, (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2016) 471-495.


Jamie Liew, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Preliminary Assessment of whether the Framework Adequately Addressees Concerns of Marginalized Persons in the Immigration and Refugee Context” (2020) 98:2.

Jamie Liew, “The Law’s Broken Promises to Stateless Persons” (2020) 26:2 Brown Journal of World Affairs 2.

Jamie Chai Yun Liew, The Invisible Women: Migrant and Immigrant Sex Workers and Law Reform in Canada” (2020) 14:1 90-116.


Jamie Chai Yun Liew, “Homegrown Statelessness in Malaysia and the Promise of the Principle of Genuine and Effective Links” (2019) 1:1 95.

Shauna Labman & Jamie Chai Yun Liew, “Law and Moral Licensing: The making of illegality and illegitimacy along the border” (2019) 5:3 International Journal of Migration and Border Studies 188.

Y.Y. Brandon Chen, Vanessa Gruben, Jamie Chai Yun Liew, “’A Legacy of Confusion’: An Exploratory Study of Service Provision under the Reinstated Interim Federal Health Program” (2018) 34:2 Refuge 94.

Jamie Chai Yun Liew, “Denying Refugee Protection to LGBTQ and Marginalized Persons: A Retrospective Look at State Protection in Canadian Refugee Law” (2017) 29:2 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 290, a special issue commemorating Nicole LaViolette’s work.

Jamie Liew, Prasanna Balasundaram and Jennifer Stone, “Troubling Trends in Excluding Family Members Via Regulation 117(9)(d): A Survey of Jurisprudence and Lawyers” (2017) 26 112.

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