Return of the boat people

August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/10/92, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p11
Reports that a three-judge appeals panel in New York last week nullified the policy that returns asylum seekers back to Haiti without screening for two reasons: It doesn't give the boat people a chance to say why they fled, and the Coast Guard, which intercepts them, can't be sure that they are headed for the United States. The legal tangle is likely to continue; The number of Haitians who have applied at the embassy in Port-au-Prince.


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