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Refugee roulette : disparities in asylum adjudication and proposals for reform

Author: Jaya Ramji-Nogales; Andrew Ian Schoenholtz; Philip G Schrag
Publisher: New York : New York University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A disturbing look at how asylum seekers fare in America

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaya Ramji-Nogales; Andrew Ian Schoenholtz; Philip G Schrag
ISBN: 9780814741061 0814741061
OCLC Number: 751530844
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Includes index.
Description: 1 volume
Contents: List of Figures List of Tables Foreword by Senator Edward M. Kennedy Acknowledgments Introduction Part I Refugee Roulette 1 The Asylum Process 2 The Regional Asylum Offices 3 The Immigration Courts 4 The Board of Immigration Appeals 5 The United States Courts of Appeals 6 Conclusions and Policy RecommendationsPart II International, Judicial, and Scholarly Perspectives 7 Refugee Roulette in the Canadian Casino Audrey Macklin 8 Refugee Roulette: A UK Perspective Robert Thomas 9 Consistency, Credibility, and Culture Bruce J. Einhorn 10 Asylum in a Different Voice? Judging Immigration Claims and Gender Carrie Menkel-Meadow 11 Refugee Roulette in an Administrative Law Context: The Deja Vu of Decisional Disparities in Agency Adjudication Margaret H. Taylor 12 Learning to Live with Unequal Justice: Asylum and the Limits to Consistency Steven H. Legomsky 13 The Counsel Conundrum: Effective Representation in Immigration Proceedings M. Margaret McKeown and Allegra McLeod Methodological Appendix Ninth Circuit Appendix Index About the Authors
Responsibility: edited by Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Andrew I. Schoenholtz, and Philip G. Schrag.

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