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February 21, 2006

Rights Groups Criticize Speedy Deportations

In the New York Times there is an article by Rachel L. Swarns, published: February 20, 2006;

“As the Bush administration rapidly expands its efforts to detain and deport illegal immigrants, human rights groups warn that people fleeing persecution are increasingly vulnerable to being deported to their home countries.
In 2005, a bipartisan federal commission warned that some immigration officials were improperly processing asylum seekers for deportation. The commission made recommendations to ensure that the system of speedy deportations, known as expedited removal, had adequate safeguards to protect those fleeing persecution”.

For more go to; http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/20/politics/20asylum.html?_r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin

Posted by VisaLawyer at February 21, 2006 09:16 AM

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