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Asylum in America

Feb 20, 2014

Andrew Schoenholtz and Philip Schrag discuss the Department of Homeland Security's Asylum Office.

How does the granting of asylum work in the United States? Who gets it and who doesn't, and who controls the process?

Georgetown University Law professors Andrew Schoenholtz and Philip Schrag dug deep into the data for their book, "Asylum in America: Lives in the Balance," a study of 14 Years of asylum adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security.