A Well-Founded Fear : The Congressional Battle to Save Political Asylum in America

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A Well-Founded Fear : The Congressional Battle to Save Political Asylum in America

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 343 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415921565
  • DDC分類 342.73083

基本説明

Schrag tells how a coalition of human rights and refugee groups fought to preserve the rights of refugees and asylum seekers.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (11)
Prologue 11 (6)
Part I: The Opening Salvo
From Plymouth Rock to Kennebunkport 17 (20)
Clinton's Turn 37 (20)
Mr. Smith Already in Washington 57 (17)
Mark-up Hell 74 (17)
Part II: The Heat of Battle
Someone Else's Problem 91 (14)
The Committee to Preserve Asylum 105(6)
``What's a Senator?'' 111(18)
The House 129(16)
The Senate 145(23)
The Conference 168(15)
The President 183(10)
Part III: Parting Shots
The Regulations 193(21)
The Deeper Levels of the Law 214(11)
The Wave 225(15)
Public Interest Advocacy in Congress 240(41)
Epilogue 255(2)
Glossary 257(3)
Appendices
A. Progress of the Immigration Bills 260(3)
through the 104th Congress
B. The Committee to Preserve Asylum's First 263(8)
Mailing to Senators
C. Senate Judiciary Committee, 104th 271(2)
Congress
D. Talking Points for the Leahy Amendment 273(4)
E. The Leahy-DeWine ``Dear Colleague'' 277(2)
Letter
F. The Vote on the Leahy Amendment 279(2)
Notes 281(52)
About the Author 333(2)
Index 335