Detention of asylum seekers on Wake Island - Collection Finding Aid

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Detention of asylum seekers on Wake Island - Collection Finding Aid

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This collection contains material regarding the Clinton Administration’s use of Wake Island an a detention location for asylum seekers. Claimed by the United States as a territory since 1899, Wake Island is a 5 square mile coral atoll in the Pacific Ocean administered by the United States Air Force. It is also claimed by the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The records in this collection consist of National Security Council (NSC) Cables regarding the detention of migrants on the island, as well as NSC Email correspondence regarding funding for migrant processing and the legal authorities involved interdiction on the high seas.
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William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum

Citation

“Detention of asylum seekers on Wake Island - Collection Finding Aid,” Clinton Digital Library, accessed May 28, 2024, https://clinton.presidentiallibraries.us/items/show/118720.