Article 33 of the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees does not impose any domestic legal obligations on the United States with respect to individuals interdicted outside its territory as part of an effort to control mass illegal migration to the United States.
Legal Obligations of the United States Under Article 33 of the Refugee Convention
Date of Issuance:
Thursday, December 12, 1991
Updated July 9, 2014