Delphine Nakache is a law professor at the School of International Development and Global Studies (University of Ottawa). She teaches in the areas of public international law and migration and refugee law. Her research interests include securitization of migration and citizenship policies, migration and human rights standards, cultural theory of law, and immigration federalism. One of her current research focuses on the protection of temporary migrants in Canada and on pathways to permanent residency for these workers. She is also involved in several research projects looking at the human-rights aspects of the detention of asylum seekers in Canada.
As a co-investigator with the On the Move Partnership, Delphine Nakache will be looking at policy related to Employment-related Geographical Mobility (ERGM). More specifically, she is leading a research on Employment Standards (in collaboration with K. Lippel) and another research on conditions related to family accompaniment for temporary foreign workers (Canada, UK and United States compared). She is also involved in a research on immigration programmes related to ERGM.
Delphine Nakache, “The Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Regulations, Practices and Protection Gaps”, in Producing and Negotiating Non-Citizenship: Precarious Legal Status in Canada, Luin Goldring and Patricia Landolt (eds), University of Toronto Press (in press), 2013.
Delphine Nakache, Sarah D’Aoust, “Provincial and territorial nominee programs: an avenue to permanent residency for low-skilled migrant workers in Canada?”, in Legislating Inequality: Temporary Labour Migration in Canada, Christine Straehle, Patti Tamara Lenard (eds.), McGill/Queens University Press, 2012, 158-177, 393 pages
Sasha Baglay, Delphine Nakache, “The Implications of Immigration Federalism for Non-citizens’ Rights and Immigration Opportunities: Canada and Australia compared”, American Review of Canadian Studies (in press)
Delphine Nakache, Paula J. Kinoshita, “The Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Do Short-Term Economic Needs Prevail over Human Rights Concerns?”, IRPP Study, 5, 2010.
Faculty page, University of Ottawa