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Asylum denied : a refugee's struggle for safety in America

Author: David Ngaruri Kenney; Philip G Schrag
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, told by Kenney and his lawyer Philip G. Schrag from Kenney's own perspective, tells of his near-murder, imprisonment, and torture in Kenya; his remarkable escape to the United States; and the obstacle course of ordeals and proceedings he faced as U.S. government agencies sought to deport him to Kenya. As we travel with Kenney through the bureaucracies that regulate immigration, we learn that despite this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: David Ngaruri Kenney; David Ngaruri Kenney
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Ngaruri Kenney; Philip G Schrag
ISBN: 9780520255104 0520255100 9780520261594 0520261593
OCLC Number: 178268012
Description: 352 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The farmers' boycott --
Basketball --
Temporary safety --
Bernie and Dave --
My day in court --
Winning the lottery --
The fourth circuit --
A cold day in Richmond --
Exiled --
The witch arrives --
The lawyer's epilogue --
The client's epilogue.
Responsibility: David Ngaruri Kenney and Philip G. Schrag.
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Tells of the author's near-murder, imprisonment, and torture in Kenya; his escape to the United States; and the obstacle course of ordeals and proceedings he faced as US government agencies sought to  Read more...

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