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Asylum and “Credible Fear” Issues in U.S. Immigration Policy

Categories: China,Colombia,Crime/Justice,Haiti,Immigration/Migration,Mexico,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R41753.pdf

Provides an overview of current U.S. asylum policy including standards for asylum, information on source countries for asylum seekers, the unevenness of decisions in asylum cases, and selected issues relating to asylum including terrorist infiltration.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists