TITLE

U.S. grants asylum to black woman fleeing genital mutilation rite

PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
Jet;07/01/96, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the US Board of Immigration Appeals' granting of asylum to Fauziya Kasinga, who fled from her native Togo in order to escape that country's genital mutilation rite. Board's rejection of the argument by the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Specifications of American immigration law on asylum.
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9607141546

 

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