U.S. Refugee Program for 1993: Annual Refugee Consultations : Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session ... July 23, 1992, Volume 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1993 - 253 pages
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activities additional Administration admitted Africa agencies Ambassador Amerasian American applications areas arrivals Asia assistance asylum authorities believe camps ceiling Chairman Committee concern CONGRESS CONGRESS THE LIBRARY consultations continue countries Department designated determined displaced EAGLEBURGER East Eastern economic efforts eligible Embassy established estimated Europe expect Fiscal Year 1993 forced former Soviet Union funded going grant groups Haiti Haitian Health High human humanitarian Immigration increase individuals initial interview issue Judiciary Kurds meet migration million months numbers officers opportunity organizations percent persecution persons plans political population President priority problems processing proposed protection Question received recent Record refugee admissions regard region relief repatriation resettlement response Secretary Senator DECONCINI Senator KENNEDY situation Somalia status submitted Thank understand UNHCR United Nations voluntary Yugoslavia
Page 89 - General shall promptly submit to the division of the court and the Committees on the Judiciary of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report specifying the facts found and the ultimate grounds for such removal.
Page 93 - refugee" means (A) any person who is outside any country of such person's nationality or, in the case of a person having no nationality, is outside any country in which such person last habitually resided, and who is unable or unwilling to return to, and is unable or unwilling to avail himself or herself of the protection of, that country because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality...
Page 140 - No Contracting State shall expel or return («refouler» ) a refugee in any manner whatsoever to the frontiers of territories where his life -or freedom would be threatened on account of his race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion.
Page 140 - The benefit of the present provision may not, however, be claimed by a refugee whom there are reasonable grounds for regarding as a danger to the security of the country in which he is, or who, haying been convicted by a final judgment of a particularly serious crime, constitutes a danger to the community of that country.
Page 144 - No person shall be subjected by a Member State to measures such as rejection at the frontier, return or expulsion, which would compel him to return to or remain in a territory where his life, physical integrity or liberty would be threatened for the reasons set out in Article I, paragraphs 1 and 2.
Page 233 - USC 1159(b)) of aliens who have been granted asylum in the United States under section 208 of the Act (8 USC 1158), as this is justified by humanitarian concerns or is otherwise in the national interest.
Page 140 - A treaty shall be interpreted in good faith in accordance with the ordinary meaning to be given to the terms of the treaty in their context and in light of its object and purpose.
Page 140 - Panel must apply customary rules of interpretation of public international law 367 , as set out in Articles 31 and 32 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (1969).