Snapshot of the state of asylum seekers' rights in the United States and the UK at the time it was written. It provides an overview of U.S. and UK obligations to asylum seekers under international human rights law. The Comment also discusses the basics of U.S. and UK domestic law and procedure relevant to claims for asylum. The author advocates that the United State and the UK adopt a comprehensive approach to preserve asylum seekers' rights and concludes that domestic law should not become a pretext for human rights violations of asylum seekers in the post-September 11th world.
Alientating "Human" from "Right": U.S. and UK Non-Compliance with Asylum Obligations Under International Human Rights Law,
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