JKSCHW at aol.com JKSCHW at aol.com
Mon Apr 24 19:06:58 PDT 2000

In a message dated 00-04-24 17:12:56 EDT, you write:

<< my wife is an attorney and connoisseur

of the differences in application of immigration law

for Cubans vs. Haitians. Her one-sentence verdict:

there is no issue of law because the boy has

a father. If he didn't, the whole thing would

be less cut-and-dried. >>

I have been argiung the same point in tedious detail off list because I thought I should not take up bandwidth on it. The main point is: once you concede that dad has legal custody, the kid goes back even if he is granted asylum--that is, if dad wants to go back--because asylum only goes to his right to stay here and does not terminate parental rights. --jks (also an attorney)

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