Asylum Seekers
World  /  Published 20.11.18

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.US district judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order...
By AP in Houston

World  /  Published 12.09.19

US Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of asylum limits

The US Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States.The justices' order l...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 02.02.19

Indian on hunger strike 'force-fed' in US detention

Three times a day, a 22-year-old Indian man on a hunger strike says, he is dragged from his cell in a Texas immigration detention center, his feet scraping the floor as he goes. He's put on a bed wher...

World  /  Published 10.11.18

Trump’s asylum move challenged in court

President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the US. The plan was...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 07.01.19

Saudi woman seeking asylum barricades herself in Bangkok

A Saudi woman who says she is fleeing abuse by her family and wants asylum in Australia barricaded herself in an airport hotel in the Thai capital on Monday and was sending out desperate pleas for hel...
By AP in Bangkok


World  /  Published 21.10.19

US to collect DNA of asylum-seekers

The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law ...
By AP in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.19

Life on the margins in Lesbos

Collaboration and solidarity are keywords on the island of Lesbos. Located in the east Aegean sea, it is home to more than 7,000 refugees, according to the official UNHCR reports from March 2019. The ...
By Zuri Camille de Souza

World  /  Published 30.04.19

Asylum seekers must pay a fee to apply: Trump

President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to try to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants seeking to cross into the...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 29.07.19

Fasting Indians given forced IV drips

Three Indian nationals seeking asylum in the US have been forced to receive IV drips at a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Texas as they approach their third week of a hunger strike,...
By AP in Texas

World  /  Published 09.01.19

Australia considering resettlement for Saudi woman

Australia will assess runaway Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun for settlement after the United Nations on Wednesday deemed her a refugee.The department of home affairs confirmed in a statement that ...
By AP in Bangkok


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