Offered here is a description of the key provisions of the Refugee Act, suggesting why they took the shape they did and outlining the major difficulties that remain in crafting and sustaining effective refugee and asylum policies.
David A. Martin,
The Refugee Act of 1980: Its Past and Future,
Mich. J. Int'l L.
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