Coriolan liberalized current interpretations of immigration law by relaxing, somewhat, the evidentiary burden facing the alien seeking political refuge in the United States. The concepts articulated in Coriolan provide a more humanitarian approach for refugees and are the key to a more realistic interpretation of the law.
Sheridan, Patricia J.
"Coriolan v. Immigration and Naturalization Service: A Closer Look at Immigration Law and the Political Refugee,"
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