How REAL ID's Credibility and Corroboration Requirements Impair Sexual Minority Asylum Applicants

Conroy, Melanie A.
May 2009
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2009, Vol. 24, p1
Academic Journal
The article presents a study that deals with the role of Real ID Act of 2005's credibility and corroboration requirements in impairing sexual minority asylum applicants. It presents the legislative history of Real ID, its text and its immediate consequences. The author highlights the importance of the paper for those who care about the integrity of the administrative and judicial process and for those who work on all sides of the asylum paper. He calls for prevention and elimination of the bias that permeates credibility and corroboration law.


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