Asylum and migration issues, the case of south Texas, February 1989 a staff report prepared for the use of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs.

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SeriesS. prt. ;, 101-19
LC ClassificationsJV6601.R4 U53 1989
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Paginationiii, 23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL1812315M
LC Control Number89601864

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