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Treaties and Legal Resourses

Human Rights Treaties and International Documents
Chicago Kent's Library of International Law, a United Nations Book Depository, Treaty Collection
        -Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees
        -Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees
United Nations Treaty Collection
United Nations Human Rights Research Guide
United Nations Human Rights Pathfinder

United States Government Resources
United States imposed sanctions on Seria and Montenegro
        -Treasury Department: May 20,1997 U.S. embargo
        -"outer wall" of sanctions policy
United States State Department: "Establishing a durable peace in the Balkans"  A State Department Policy Overview
United States Commerce Department:  Balkan Reconstruction and F.R.Y./Serbia-Montenegro

Code of Federal Regulations

Part 208 - Procedures for Asylum and Withholding of Removal
-[208.1 General]
-[208.2 Jurisdiction]
-[208.3 Form of Application]
-[208.4 Filing the Application]
-[208.5 Special duties toward aliens in custody of the Service]
-[208.6 Disclosure to third parties]
-[208.8 Limitations on travel outside the United States]
-[208.9 Procedure for interview before an asylum officer]
-[208.10 Failure to appear at an interview before an asylum officer or failure to follow requirements for fingerprint processing]
-[208.11 Comments from the Department of State]
-[208.12 Reliance on information compiled by other sources]
-[208.13 Establishing asylum eligibility]
-[208.14 Approval, denial, or referral of application]
-[208.15 Definition of "firm resettlement"]
-[208.16 Withholding of removal]
-[208.17 Decisions]
-[208.18 Determining if an asylum application is frivolous]
-[208.20 Effect on exclusion, deportation, and removal proceedings]
-[208.21 Restoration of status]
-[208.22 Termination of asylum or withholding of removal or deportation]
-[208.30 Credible fear determinations involving stowaways and applicants for admission found inadmissible pursuant to section 212(a)(6)(C) or 212(a)(7) of the Act]

Part 209 - Adjustment of Status of Refugees and Aliens Granted Asylum
-[209.1 Admission as Permanent Resident after One Year]
-[209.2 Adjustment of status of alien granted asylum]

Part 244 - Temporary Protected Status for Nationals of Designated States
-[244.1 Definitions]
-[244.2 Eligibility]
-[244.3 Applicability of grounds of inadmissibility]
-[244.4 Ineligible aliens]
-[244.5 Temporary treatment benefits for eligible aliens]
-[244.6 Application]
-[244.7 Filing the application]
-[244.8 Appearance]
-[244.9 Evidence]
-[244.10 Decision by the district director or Administrative Appeals Unit (AAU)]
-[244.11 Renewal of application; appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals]
-[244.12 Employment authorization]
-[244.13 Termination of temporary treatment benefits]
-[244.14 Withdrawal of Temporary Protected Status]
-[244.15 Travel abroad]
-[244.16 Confidentiality]
-[244.17 Annual registration]
-[244.18 Issuance of charging documents; detention]
-[244.19 Termination of designation]
-[244.20 Waiver of Fees]


-Form I-589 Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal (pdf format)
-Form I-590 Registration for Classification as Refugee (pdf format)
-Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization (pdf format)
-Form I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status (pdf format)

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.'s Refugee's, Asylum and International Law
John Scheib's investigation into the legal issues