Lives in the Balance (New York University Press 2014)
Rejecting Refugees, 52 William and Mary Law Review 651 (2010)
1. 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.
2. Methodological appendix for both works.
3. Regression and Estimation Appendices:
4. Colored graphs of the Figures in Lives in the Balance.
5. Original datasets from the Department of Homeland Security of asylum applications that it adjudicated:
FY 1998 (cases filed before April 16, 1998, when the deadline took effect)
FY 1998.5 (cases filed on or after April 16, 1998)
FY 2009 (through June 8)
6. Explanatory data from the Department of Homeland Security:
7. Survey instrument administered by the Asylum Office of the Department of Homeland Security to asylum officers, May, 2011.
9. Biographical data for asylum officers who were trained at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, 2003-2008: