Asylum and Gang Violence

Asylum and Gang Violence : Legal Overview

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The recent increase in the number of unaccompanied alien children (UACs) apprehended at the border between Mexico and the United States has raised questions about the role that gang-related violence in Central America may play in determining whether such children are eligible for refugee status and asylum. Only aliens who are "refugees," as that term is defined by the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), qualify for potential refugee status or asylum (two forms of discretionary relief that could enable UACs to enter or remain in the United States).show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 2mm | 95g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508640580
  • 9781508640585