This report, written at the request of the US Department of State, reviews the evidence surrounding the investigation into the murder of four American churchwomen, Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Dorothy Kazel, and Jean Donovan, in El Salvador in 1980.
The letter requests that each of the federal agencies share information related to the murder of six Jesuit priests and two civilians at the University of Central America with members of the task force.
The legislation, introduced by Congressman John Joseph Moakley, called for a GAO investigation on the conditions of displaced Salvadorans and a temporary stay of detention and deportation of certain Salvadorans.
The legislation, introduced by Congressmen John Joseph Moakley and Dennis DeConcini, recommended a temporary stay of detention and deportation for Salvadoran and Nicaraguan refugees pending a GAO review of conditions in those countries.
The provisions of the Hartfield Resolution on El Salvador, introduced by Senator Mark Hatfield, includes provisions to cut military assistance and to encourage a cease-fire between the warring parties.