No release for Haitian asylum-seekers: Ashcroft

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http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/5701911.htm Scores of Haitian asylum-seekers still jailed six months after landing near Miami will remain locked up, U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft ruled yesterday. Citing national security and concerns about a possible mass migration from Haiti, Ashcroft agreed with Miami immigration officials that the Haitians should not be released while they file claims to remain in the United States, the Miami Herald said. Ashcroft's decision, which overrules a ruling by an immigration appeals board, affirms his authority as . . .

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