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Title Identities on Trial in the United States
Author Chorswang Ngin
Publisher Crossing Borders in a Global W
Release 2018-09-30
Category Law
Total Pages 254
ISBN 9781498574730
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Identities on Trial in the United States radically shifts the asylum seeker narrative by focusing on rarely heard stories of persecution and escape from China and Southeast Asia. ChorSwang Ngin, with contributions from immigration attorney, Joann Yeh, explores asylum seeker cases through an anthropological and legal lens.

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