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USA: Copy of the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) guidelines on women seeking refugee status, as described in the New York Times article of 27 May 1995

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 June 1995
Citation / Document Symbol USA20954.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, USA: Copy of the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) guidelines on women seeking refugee status, as described in the New York Times article of 27 May 1995, 1 June 1995, USA20954.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6aaf52c.html [accessed 19 September 2014]
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For a copy of the Immigration and Naturalization Service's guidelines on women seeking refugee status, please consult the attachment.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Attachment

United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), Washington. 26 May 1995. "Memorandum: Considerations for Asylum Officers Adjudicating Asylum Claims from Women," pp. 1-19.

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