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Kenya incompletely protects various rights, including Equal Protection and Civil and Political Life, but more completely protects related to Vulnerable Migrants, Victims, Life, Liberty, and Assembly. In the Liberty category, national law actually allows migrants to appeal the legality, conditions, and length of detention—a higher standard than some other countries. As it relates to avenues for lawful settlement for temporary or irregular migrants, Kenya also offers the chance for temporary...
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