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BRIA 10 2

Bill of Right in Action

Sping 1994 (10:2)
Updated July 2000

United States Asylum Policy

The United States has immigration quotas, which allow a set number of people from each country to immigrate every year. But aside from these quotas, the United States also allows refugees fleeing from oppression to apply for asylum in the United States. In this issue, we take a closer look at some asylum issues.

U.S. History: United States Immigration Policy and Hitler's Holocaust

World History: Haiti and the Boat People

U.S. Government: Seeking Asylum in the U.S.

p>Officers: Knox Cologne, President; Alan Friedman, Immediate Past President; Publications Committee: Jerome C. Byrne, Chairperson; Paul Cane, Gerald Chaleff, Peggy Saferstein, Marvin Sears, Eugene Shutler, Lloyd M. Smith, Marjorie Steinberg, Lois Thompson, Susan Troy, Daniel H Willick; Staff: Todd Clark, Executive Director; Marshall L. Croddy, Director of Program and Materials Development; Lisa Friedman, Associate Director of Program and Materials Development; Carlton Martz, Writer; Bill Hayes, Editor; Cristy Lytal, Web Editor; Andrew Costly, Production Manager; Peggy Saferstein, CRF Board Reviewer.

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