TITLE

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN

AUTHOR(S)
Witcher, Sally
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Community Care;2/20/2003, Issue 1460, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on asylum seekers and refugees in Great Britain. Significance of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002; Examples of technological advances that threaten civil liberties.
ACCESSION #
9250881

 

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