Problems Faced by Mexican Asylum Seekers in the United States

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J. Anna Cabot;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Center for Migration Studies
  • Journal: Journal on Migration and Human Security (issn: 2330-2488)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14240/jmhs.v2i4.40
  • Subject: Mexican asylum | Mexican drug war | credible fear | expedited removal | detention of asylum seekers | access to counsel | asylum adjudication in immigration court | credibility findings | judicial bias | acquiescence to torture | particular social group | Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration | JV1-9480

<p>Violence in Mexico rose sharply in response to President Felipe Calderón’s military campaign against drug cartels which began in late 2006. As a consequence, the number of Mexicans who have sought asylum in the United States has grown significantly. In 2013, Mexicans... View more
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