U.S. Congress Moves Towards the Establishment of Immigration Enforcement Review Commission Act for Monitoring Alleged Human Rights Abuses of the Border Patrol

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Friday, October 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
10
391
Abstract: 
On September 29, 1993, hearings before the Subcommittee on International Law, Immigration, and Refugees, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives make the creation of a more neutral body to monitor alleged human rights abuses and operations of the border patrol. The problems of human rights abuses on the Mexican-U.S. Border have triggered diplomatic protests by the Mexican Government, bilateral negotiations, and Mexico’s actions to strengthen human rights protections for illegal aliens on the border…[more]