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Mareth, Joanna R. “New World, Same Problems: Entry, Arrival, and the One-Year Deadline for Asylum Seekers.” Washington Law Review 82.1 (2007): 149- 174. In this article, Joanna Mareth starts off with a story about a son of a political activist, Dinesh. Dinesh lived in the United States from 1999 to 2005. But when he went back to Nepal, he was badly beaten by people who opposed his father’s view. The people who attacked Dinesh also told him to “join the armed faction of their rebellion or be killed.” Dinesh escaped and returned to the United States in April of 2006. He applied for asylum to stay in the country. An asylum is “a refuge granted an alien by a sovereign state on its own territory.” Even thought Dinesh applied for asylum within three months, “Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) claimed that Dinesh was ineligible because he did not seek asylum within the year of his ‘arrival.’” ICE denied his
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Unformatted text preview: application and argued that Dinesh’s “arrival” was in 1999, in which he did not apply for asylum. Further in this article, Mareth explains how the government does not define “arrival.” He later presents the Rosenberg v. Fleuti case. Overall, Mareth does a good job in explaining the flaws of the asylum system. This article is reliable, because the author explains the imperfection of the immigration law effectively. He explains it well by providing sources from facts such as the Rosenberg v. Fleuti case. The goal of this source is to tell the audience how bad the immigration system is. I will use this article to how flawed the asylum thing works. Also, I will use the facts the author provided in his article to show my readers how I back up my argument....
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