Izabella is a researcher and advocate in international human rights and refugee law, with expertise in EU immigration and asylum policy. Her current research focuses on the question of return (expulsion) at the EU and UN level. She is a legal adviser at the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) and a visiting fellow at the Global Migration Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID).  Her doctoral research at the IHEID addressed the EU return policy and was published under the title “The European Union Returns Directive and its Compatibility with International Human Rights Law” (Brill/ Nijhoff, 2019).

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