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This Article discusses various aspects of United States/Haitian relations during the 1980s and 1990s. It examines United States domestic immigration law and policy as applied to Haitian asylum-seekers who have reached the shores of the United States or who have been apprehended in the territorial sea. Additionally, this Article will examine foreign policy aimed at preventing Haitians from fleeing their homeland. It will discuss legislative policies of the United States Congress in light of the domestic and foreign policies pursued by the executive branch toward Haiti. Finally, it will conclude with certain observations and recommendations.

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