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Author Schrag, Philip G., 1943-

Title A well-founded fear : the congressional battle to save political Asylum in America / Philip G. Schrag
Published New York : Routledge, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 343 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; Prologue; From Plymouth Rock to Kennebunkport; Clinton's Turn; Mr. Smith, Already in Washington; Mark-up Hell; Someone Else's Problem; The Committee to Preserve Asylum; W̃hat's a Senator?;̃ The House; The Senate; The Conference; The President; The Regulations; The Deeper Levels of the Law; The Wave; Public Interest Advocacy in Congress; Epilogue; Glossary; Progress of the Immigration Bills through the 104th Congress; The Committee to Preserve Asylum's First Mailing to Senators; Senate Judiciary Committee, 104th Congress
Summary A fascinating case study of the legislative process and the author's experiences as a public interest lobbyist, Schrag tells how a coalition of human rights and refugee groups fought to preserve the rights of refugees and asylum seekers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-332) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Asylum, Right of -- United States -- History.
Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99035014
ISBN 0203900006 (electronic bk.)
0415921562 (hb.)
0415921570 (pb.)
9780203900000 (electronic bk.)
9780415921565 (hb.)
9780415921572 (pb.)