Asylum Seekers
India  /  Published 30.10.19

Over 22,000 Indians sought asylum in US since 2014: Official data

The reason behind it can be 'unemployment or intolerance or both in India', a statement from North American Punjabi Association said....
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 21.10.19

US to collect DNA of asylum-seekers

Civil rights groups already have expressed concerns that data could be misused, and the new policy is likely to lead to legal action...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 12.09.19

US Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of asylum limits

The policy is meant to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country on the way to the US without seeking protection there...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 29.07.19

Fasting Indians given forced IV drips

Asylum-seeking trio could be force-fed next, fear lawyers and activists...
By AP in Texas

World  /  Published 20.11.18

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

Trump has ordered that anyone crossing the southern border will be ineligible for asylum...
By AP in Houston


World  /  Published 02.02.19

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

Thrice a day, he is dragged from his cell to a force-feeding bed, tied there and made to swallow liquids which he vomits out because of the immense pressure...

World  /  Published 10.11.18

Trump’s asylum move challenged in court

The American Civil Liberties Union and other legal groups called the regulations illegal...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 07.01.19

Saudi woman seeking asylum barricades herself in Bangkok

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun told Human Rights Watch she was fleeing abuse from her family...
By AP in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.19

Life on the margins in Lesbos

Many NGOs expect refugees to perform the role of victims, and the asylum process is governed by their state of despair...
By Zuri Camille de Souza

World  /  Published 30.04.19

Asylum seekers must pay a fee to apply: Trump

Trump's memo says the price would not exceed the cost of processing applications...
By AP in Washington


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