16 August 2011

Asylum Fraud in the U.S.

The New York Times and the New Yorker have both run stories recently that highlight examples of fraudulent claims for asylum in the U.S. Here are some blog responses to the allegations:

Are Asylum Seekers Lying When Their Testimony is Inconsistent? A Personal Story (Caring for Survivors of Torture, Aug. 2011) [text]
- Note: This post includes a link to a story that presents a UK perspective on "bogus" asylum seekers.

Defining Persecution to Minimize Fraud (IntLawGrrls, Aug. 2011) [text]

Fear and Loathing in the Asylum System (The Asylumist, Aug. 2011) [text]

The New Asylum Fraud Myth and the Story That Isn't Being Told (National Immigrant Justice Center Blog, Aug. 2011) [text]

A Reader’s Guide to Asylum Coverage in the Wake of DSK: Another Look at the Numbers (Andy Rasmussen's Blog, July 2011) [text]

On the NYT site, see also comments from various debaters on how the asylum system can be fixed.

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