Lives in the Balance
Lives in the Balance (New York University Press 2014) and
Rejecting Refugees, 52 William and Mary Law Review 651 (2010)
This website provides links to supplemental material for the book and article referenced above.
- The publications. Lives in the Balance is a statistical study of asylum adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security over a 14-year period, Oct. 1, 1995 through June 8, 2009. Rejecting refugees is an earlier version of the three chapters of the book that concern the effects of the one-year deadline on asylum applications.
- Methodological appendix for both works
- Regression and Estimation Appendices
- Colored graphs of the Figures in Lives in the Balance
- Original datasets from the Department of Homeland Security of asylum applications that it adjudicated
- Explanatory data from the Department of Homeland Security
- Survey instrument administered by the Asylum Office of the Department of Homeland Security to asylum officers, May, 2011.
- Responses to survey instrument.
- Biographical data for asylum officers who were trained at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, 2003-2008