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MIAMI | immigrant rights groups are pleading to halt the deportation of a Nicaraguan appealing for asylum and investigate an alleged increase in detentions after routine immigration check-ins in South Florida.

a brand new facility that can accommodate up to 2,000 asylum seekers has opened in the northern dutch town of ter apel. the development, which forms the largest permanent reception center in the Netherlands, replaces the site's previous outdated ...
Austria has called for immediate international action to close the Mediterranean route to asylum-seekers trying to reach Europe.
Abu Shadi, who survived torture by the Assad regime, says he feels torn between Trump and an apathetic world.
The expanses of deserts and oceans that refugees must perilously cross to seek asylum should not have to be tainted with blood for us to recognize our obligation to offer aid and protection.

MIAMI - immigrant rights groups pleaded Wednesday for federal officials to halt the deportation of a Nicaraguan man appealing for asylum and demanded an investigation into an alleged increase in detentions when immigrants show up for routine ...
And more clinics like this one - focusing on immigrants and asylum-seekers - are being created. Many of the students at the UC Davis clinic are from immigrant families themselves.
Canada is on track to see the highest number of asylum claims in six years, given the pace of claims filed so far, as increasing numbers of people cross into Canada to make refugee claims following US President Donald Trump's election and his crackdown ...
The camps are part of an overhaul of the asylum system to restrict migration planned by the country's Law and Justice party (PiS) government.
Detroit - You can now take a tour of one of Michigan's most notoriously haunted locations. The former Traverse City State hospital, or the Northern Michigan asylum, is offering guided tours of the former hospital grounds. For the bravest souls, the ...
These people are part of the thousands of refugees who could be considering paying a smuggler to take them the final odd 3,000 kilometers (1,800 miles) of their journey across the Indian Ocean to Australia, where they want to seek asylum. "Don't waste ...
Between November and March, Mexico's refugee agency COMAR received 5,421 applications for asylum in total, 150% more than it did in the same period in 2015-16, Reuters reports, while noting that asylum applications had already been on the rise even ...
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's government said on Wednesday that a Chinese political activist who intended to apply for asylum had voluntarily returned to China after meeting with the immigration authorities. His departure spares the government a potential ...
New laws will keep migrants and refugees in vast camps surrounded by razor wire while their cases are decided. Even then, most will be rejected.
Probably the most universally known image of an insane asylum in popular culture comes from the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
The dusk events are one of handful of themed tours playing out on the renovated grounds of the old Northern Michigan asylum-turned- Traverse City State hospital. While it closed as a hospital campus in 1989, it's now a daily draw for the massive scope ...

In fiscal years 2011-2016, judges at York Immigration Court denied 83.3 percent of asylum claims, according to data from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University.
New York City - Human Rights First today expressed serious concern that the Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Castro v. U.S.
As attacks against reporters in Mexico increase, a coalition of immigration lawyers and organizations that defend journalists is calling for the release of a Mexican reporter detained at the border after asking for political asylum in the United States ...
UNM's Latin American and Iberian Institute hosted its fourth Richard E. Greenleaf Conference last week - and the first wince 2014 - focusing on expert witness testimony in Latin American asylum cases. According to its website, the conference brought ...
BERLIN - German authorities say there were 169 violent offenses against homes for asylum-seekers last year, almost as many as in 2015, though the figures sank as the year progressed.
Plans to reintroduce time limits for the appeals of detained asylum seekers and foreign criminals against removal from the UK have been unveiled.
Nearly 8,300 asylum seekers were rescued from unseaworthy smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean over the Easter weekend, according to NGOs and rescue workers.
Today it's tougher than ever for immigrant families seeking asylum in the U.S. They face more frequent turnarounds - on-the-spot denials of the opportunity to enter the country and seek asylum - by U.S. Customs agents at the border, and new harsher ...
LEESBURG - A Leesburg girl and Guatemalan native who accused a Hillsborough man of forcing her to pick blueberries to pay him off for helping to smuggle her into the United States, has been granted asylum. Officials have not identified the 17 year old ...
Earlier this year, Sulyandziga applied for political asylum in the United States. A national backlog means asylum seekers typically wait years for interviews with immigration officials.
Thousands of asylum seekers and migrants have been wrongly denied NHS healthcare, in some cases being refused treatment despite suffering from ...
Warsaw, Poland (CNS) - A Czech bishop has accused his government of prioritizing trade ties over human rights after it delayed granting asylum to dozens of Chinese Christians seeking protection in the country. Auxiliary Bishop Vaclav Maly of Prague, ...
UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, today called for a temporary suspension of all transfers of asylum-seekers to Hungary from other European States under the Dublin Regulation.
He keenly listens to the procedure translated to him by his interpreter and fellow asylum seeker Abdul Ali, 28 also from Kandahar.
Good Monday morning to you, Graham Russell here with the news to start your week. "A deeply unfair shambles." That is how the system that distributes asylum seekers throughout Britain has been described after a Guardian analysis found that more than ...
Taken together, Trump's various executive orders on immigration will make it harder for asylum seekers to reach the US, force them to spend longer in detention, and make it harder for them to succeed in immigration court if they don't give up first ...
Copenhagen, Denmark - A 17-year-old asylum-seeker from Russia was arrested Sunday in connection with an explosive device found near a busy subway station in Norway's capital that police defused before it detonated, authorities said.
Stockholm - The Uzbek man arrested in the terrorism rampage in central Stockholm last week was an asylum seeker whose application was rejected and who in December was given four weeks to leave the country, the Swedish police said on Sunday.
"Well, when I first started coming to these games, me and my husband we sat in probably every different section in the Ford Center until we finally landed in the asylum," Linzey said. "We were like, this is where we need to be; this is where the fans ...
More than five times as many asylum seekers live in the poorest third of the country as in the richest third, according to a Guardian analysis, which has prompted leading politicians to call for a complete overhaul of the dispersal system.
Mendez decided that seeking asylum in the United States was his only option. In February he crossed the border to El Paso, where his attorney turned him over to U.S.
Copenhagen, Denmark -- A 17-year-old asylum seeker from Russia was arrested Sunday in connection with an explosive device found near a busy subway station in Norway's capital that police defused before it detonated, authorities said.
The brutal assault of a 17-year-old Iranian-Kurdish asylum-seeker in London has shocked Britain. It has thrown a spotlight on its attitude towards migrants and those seeking refuge within Britain's borders.
US President Donald Trump has reluctantly agreed to honour a promise made by his predecessor Barack Obama to accept as many as 1,250 asylum seekers currently housed at Manus Island and at another facility on Nauru, but the residents must first pass ...
The Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan was a rejected asylum-seeker who eluded authorities' attempts to deport him by giving police a wrong address, Swedish police said Sunday while announcing the arrest of a second suspect.
According to a representative survey conducted by the Bertelsmann foundation, 54 percent of the respondents said Germany had reached the limit as far as accepting asylum seekers was concerned. In 2015, the same survey showed 40 percent of people ...
Our asylum system is nowhere near adequately staffed and resourced. I worry how my former colleagues are coping after years of cuts, and changes to immigration rules which have been accompanied by very little staff training on how to implement them ...
Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, right, and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shake hands during a joint press conference in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Hungary is sending all people seeking asylum to a camp on its border with Serbia to temporarily live in converted shipping containers.
Sudanese asylum-seeker Abdul Aziz Muhammed, who has been stuck in an Australian-funded immigration detention camp on a remote island in Papua New Guinea for nearly four years, is pictured here.
Milwaukee County will preserve an oak and aspen woods at the old insane asylum grounds in Wauwatosa, and protect it from development, by designating the woods as a park, County Executive Chris Abele said.
The Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) at The University of New Mexico is hosting its annual Richard E. Greenleaf Conference on Latin America.
Court-appointed lawyer Tina Nadeau was advising Somali asylum seeker Abdi Ali, 28, at the Portland courthouse Thursday when three immigration officers unexpectedly entered the room to arrest him.


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