TITLE

Seeing Through a Glass, Darkly: The Social Context of `Particular Social Groups' in Lwin

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, John Hans
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Brigham Young University Law Review;1999, Vol. 1999 Issue 2, p799
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the application of the Refugee Act of 1980 in the Lwin versus INS case. Historical and legislative background on refugee law; Identification of the humanitarian purposes of refugee law; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
2105071

 

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