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A concurrent resolution commending the decision of the Board of Immigration appeals to allow Joseph Patrick Doherty to apply for political asylum, expressing concern at the Attorney General's June 30, 1989, decision to deny Joseph Patrick Doherty a political asylum hearing, and asking the Attorney General to respect the BIA decision on political asylum and immediately to relase Joseph Patrick Doherty on bond pending final completion of the immigration proceedings.


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08/04/1989Introduced in Senate

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08/31/1989Referred to Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
08/04/1989Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Judiciary08/04/1989 Referred to
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs08/31/1989 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (08/04/1989)

Commends the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision to permit Joseph Patrick Doherty to apply for political asylum and expresses concern about the position taken by Attorneys General Meese and Thornburgh on such matter.

Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the Attorney General should respect the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision; and (2) Doherty should be released on bond pending completion of the immigration proceedings.