Refugee Resettlement Programs: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on International Law, Immigration, and Refugees of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, October 2, 1991

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Page 254 - Section 2 Respect for Civil Liberties, Including: a. Freedom of Speech and Press...
Page 256 - Section 3 Respect for Political Rights: The Right of Citizens to Change Their Government...
Page 251 - RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS Section 1 Respect for the Integrity of the Person, Including Freedom from: a. Political and Other Extra judicial Killing There were no reports of political or other extrajudicial killings.
Page 294 - The Congress declares that it is the historic policy of the United States to respond to the urgent needs of persons subject to persecution in their homelands, including, where appropriate, humanitarian assistance for their care and maintenance in asylum areas, efforts to promote opportunities for resettlement or voluntary repatriation, aid for necessary transportation and processing, admission to this country of refugees of special humanitarian concern to the United...
Page 136 - Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I certainly appreciate the opportunity to appear before this committee.
Page 253 - Although the regulations allow the accused to make a statement presenting his side of the case, they provide no real opportunity for the accused to defend himself and do not permit bail or use of an attorney. Rather, the Government has issued instructions on how to investigate, prosecute, and punish wrongdoers. These instructions are applied capriciously and inconsistently. People can be arrested on the accusation of others and detained while the accusations are investigated.
Page 1 - Thank you very much. Mr. Chairman. I think this is a very important hearing and I want to commend the Chairman for scheduling it.
Page 122 - February 21 from Senator Mark Hatfield, the Ranking Minority Member on the Joint Committee, in which he advises me that he supports this committee budget completely, and then he goes on to comment on it. Mr. BENJAMIN. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Without objection, we will accept this for...
Page 294 - The objectives of this Act are to provide a permanent and systematic procedure for the admission to this country of refugees of special humanitarian concern to the United States, and to provide comprehensive and uniform provisions for the effective resettlement and absorption of those refugees who are admitted.
Page 26 - ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION Good morning, Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee. I am Ruth Ann Minner, Governor of the State of Delaware, and am here today representing the National Governors Association.

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