Post Date
Oct 06 2022

Topological Atlas: Mapping Contemporary Borderscapes

The project's purpose was to assess how mapping can be used to represent borders as topological entities through the experience of those who encounter them. The focus of this project was to answer this question by assessing Pakistan’s legal framework with respect to illegal immigration out of Pakistan, by looking at relevant laws, case law, and practical experiences of state officials, and lawyers who are privy to information regarding Pakistani citizens migrating out of Pakistan (or attempting to), legally and illegally towards Europe. The research was two-fold: searching for statutory law and case law on illegal immigration and also illegal smuggling from Pakistan, primarily to or towards Europe.