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Call # KF4836 .S37 2000
Author Schrag, Philip G., 1943-
Title A well-founded fear : the congressional battle to save political asylum in America / Philip G. Schrag
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2000
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Descript. viii, 343 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-332) and index
Subject Asylum, Right of -- United States -- History
Defectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History
OCLC # 41482365
Table of Contents
 Introduction1
 Prologue11
Pt. IThe Opening Salvo 
 1From Plymouth Rock to Kennebunkport17
 2Clinton's Turn37
 3Mr. Smith, Already in Washington57
 4Mark-up Hell74
Pt. IIThe Heat of Battle 
 5Someone Else's Problem91
 6The Committee to Preserve Asylum105
 7"What's a Senator?"111
 8The House129
 9The Senate145
 10The Conference168
 11The President183
Pt. IIIParting Shots 
 12The Regulations193
 13The Deeper Levels of the Law214
 14The Wave225
 15Public Interest Advocacy in Congress240
 Epilogue255
 Glossary257
App. AProgress of the Immigration Bills through the 104th Congress260
App. BThe Committee to Preserve Asylum's First Mailing to Senators263
App. CSenate Judiciary Committee, 104th Congress271
App. DTalking Points for the Leahy Amendment273
App. EThe Leahy-DeWine "Dear Colleague" Letter277
App. FThe Vote on the Leahy Amendment279
 Notes281
 About the Author333
 Index335