Terrorism, Asylum Issues, and U.S. Immigration Policy: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, on S. 667 a Bill to the Immigration and Nationality Act to Improve Procedures for the Exclusion of Aliens to Enter the United States by Fraud, May 28, 1993, Volume 4

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Page 35 - January 1951 and owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country...
Page 161 - The record shall show the ruling on each finding, conclusion, or exception presented. All decisions, including initial, recommended, and tentative decisions, are a part of the record and shall include a statement of (A) findings and conclusions, and the reasons or basis therefor, on all the material issues of fact, law, or discretion presented on the record; and (B) the appropriate rule, order, sanction, relief, or denial thereof.
Page 161 - ... no sanction shall be imposed or rule or order be issued except upon consideration of the whole record or such portions thereof as may be cited by any party and as supported by and in accordance with the reliable, probative, and substantial evidence.
Page 35 - Everyone has the right to seek and enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.
Page 37 - ... the risk of an erroneous deprivation of such interest through the procedures used, and the probable value, if any, of additional [431 US 849] or substitute procedural safeguards; and finally, the Government's interest, including the function involved and the fiscal and administrative burdens that the additional or substitute procedural requirement would entail.
Page 38 - To eradicate all forms of colonialism from Africa; and e. To promote international cooperation, having due regard to the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Page 38 - Considering that the grant of asylum may place unduly heavy burdens on certain countries, and that a satisfactory solution of a problem of which the United Nations has recognized the international scope and nature cannot therefore be achieved without international co-operation...
Page 160 - Any person compelled to appear in person before any agency or representative thereof shall be accorded the right to be accompanied, represented, and advised by counsel, or if permitted by the agency, by other qualified representative.
Page 39 - Such a system should concern only "manifestly unfounded or abusive applications for asylum" in accordance with international standards.-1 Such applications should "be defined as those which are clearly fraudulent or not related to the criteria for the granting of refugee status laid down in the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees or to any other criteria justifying the granting of asylum.
Page 160 - Every party shall be accorded the right to appear in person or by or with counsel or other duly qualified representative in any agency proceeding.

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