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The Dual Victimization of Failed Asylum Seekers in the United States Repatriations Process

Abstract The asylum seeking process in the United States is arbitrary in nature, many aspects of which have been well documented. The legal process rests the burden of proof upon the asylum seeker to demonstrate he or she is truly fleeing persecution to a legal system where asylum seekers are not eligible for free representation. This contributes to a lower rate of success and an uncertain future, due to the limited or no access to employment, education, and health benefits, within the country in which they seek asylum. However, the academic literature pertaining to the repatriation process of the failed asylum seeker in the United States remains relatively unexplored. Consequently, the true failure rate remains unknown. This paper contends that gen... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Weerawardena, Sachini Ruwangee (Author) / Cruz, Evelyn H (Advisor) / Klimek, Barbara (Committee member) / Murphy Erfani, Julie (Committee member) / Forrest, Michael (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social research / Law / International relations / Case Study of the United States / Dual Victimization / Failed Asylum Seekers / Human Rights / Marginalized Other / Repatriations Deportations Removals
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 76 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Social Justice and Human Rights 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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