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Successful_Prior_267 t1_jdu6iv8 wrote

Countries have the right to decide who enters their borders. Just because your country sucks doesn’t mean that you can go wherever you want without regard for the law.


green_flash t1_jduer6v wrote

Countries that signed and ratified the UN refugee convention allow anyone to enter their country by any means whatsoever to claim political asylum. That's the whole point of the convention.


Successful_Prior_267 t1_jduf5hw wrote

The convention has no enforcement mechanism.


green_flash t1_jdufpvg wrote

Ratifying a convention means putting it into national law. The enforcement mechanism is Italy's legal system.