S.Con.Res.62 - 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.101st Congress (1989-1990)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT] (Introduced 08/04/1989)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/31/1989 Referred to Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.62 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
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.