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An African asylum seeker has been charged with raping a woman in front of her boyfriend in Germany. Very shortly after learning he was going to be deported, the 31-year-old - named only as Erik X (police e-fit main image) - allegedly forced his way ...
Another asylum seeker, BNP affiliate Swechchhasebak Dal activist Mohammad Jewel Hossain Gazi had been denied asylum on similar grounds.
More than 30 asylum seekers - mostly toddlers - have drowned after around 200 people without life jackets fell from a boat into the sea off the Libyan coast.
Sri Lankans, Iranians and Afghans are the largest national groups among more than 2,000 asylum seekers who are kept at Australia's expense on the Pacific island nations of Nauru and Papua New Guinea.
Lucky Khambule, of the Movement of asylum seekers in Ireland, says he has received many complaints from people living in Mosney who purchased items in the shop that were past their use-by date.
Joy and sadness overwhelmed Emelina Guerra when she first walked into a supermarket in Miami.
A SRI LANKAN asylum seeker who died from a severe asthma attack just hours after arriving at the Christmas Island immigration detention centre received ...
The Trump administration said last month the agreement to offer refuge to up to 1,250 asylum seekers in the centres would progress on condition that refugees satisfied strict checks.
For the first time, the number of Venezuelans requesting asylum status in the US have surpassed applicants from China, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico.
The city does provide aid to asylum seekers on a regular basis and uses state funds to help pay for it. But a state law limits immigrants seeking asylum to no more than 24 months of state-funded assistance, and a small minority of recipients are ...
About 1,000 asylum seekers stranded in the Mediterranean after setting off from Libya prompted a massive rescue effort with hundreds being saved.
A SRI LANKAN asylum seeker who died from a severe asthma attack just hours after arriving at the Christmas Island immigration detention centre received inadequate medical care, a WA coroner has found.
The chief executive of Melbourne's asylum seeker Resource Centre, Kon Karapanagiotidis, said asylum seekers were presenting to ASRC offices "terrified and panicked" they faced deportation without having a chance to make a claim.
Over the holiday weekend, while many Quebecers were enjoying some overdue sunshine, a dozen people worried about LAX border controls gathered in the woods near Hemmingford, Que.
Voters in Bern on Sunday rejected a proposed 105 million franc funding boost to help asylum seekers in the canton, primarily unaccompanied minors.
A Ghanaian asylum seeker has been charged with raping a woman at knifepoint in front of her boyfriend days after learning he was going to be deported from ...
MSPs are calling for a new strategy to deal with problems of destitution affecting asylum seekers in Scotland.
The Head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi called for freeing the asylum seekers who are detained in shelter centers in Libya.
EL PASO - A Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the U.S. after reporting on police brutality gave up his fight and returned to his country last Tuesday after spending nearly four months in an immigration detention center he described as "hell.
Up to 32 asylum seekers have slipped through the cracks in Canberra and likely do not know about a new deadline to apply for protection visas, Legal Aid ACT ...
The head of the UN refugee agency has urged Libyan authorities to free all asylum seekers and refugees from its detention centres.
The Australian immigration minister, Peter Dutton has said asylum seekers who arrived in Australia by boat must apply for refugee status by 1 October or face deportation.
The German parliament has passed legislation making it easier to deport failed asylum seekers and monitor those deemed dangerous in a move that has been slammed by opposition parties and rights groups as an assault on the rights of refugees.
Surrounded by crying babies and breast-feeding mums, candidates told a cafe full of voters why they should be Middlesbrough 's next MP.
The Cyprus Cycling Federation said on Monday it had collected 42 bicycles for young children at the Kofinou asylum-seekers' reception centre but need more for teenagers.
asylum seekers have fled their homes in hope of safety in Ireland. They were then put in cramped accommodation where they can't work, cook for themselves, nor have any level of privacy.
A refugee who claimed asylum in Europe has been jailed after boasting about killing 20 captive soldiers in an ISIS-style execution back in Syria.
Migrant women Association Malta says discrimination, no work experience, language barriers and a lack of local references were the main factors locking ...
Horst Mahler says he wants to become an asylum seeker. (20.04.2017). Date 15.05.2017; Related Subjects holocaust, World War Two, Nazis; Keywords Holocaust, Horst Mahler, Red army Faction; Share Send facebook twitter Google+ More Whatsapp ...
"Few amongst those fleeing persecution and conflict are aware that asylum is possible once they have crossed an international border and that Niger could also be a host country.
An Afghan police chief violently beat two asylum seekers who were rejected by Denmark and were being transported to Kabul on board a Danish National ...
Australia's refugee processing centre on Manus Island will commence closure in two weeks, with asylum seekers told on Monday to "consider their options".
The federal government released new information Monday on the number of asylum seekers crossing the border on foot into Canada.
Sweden's asylum Agency has been criticised for testing converted Christian asylum seekers about their knowledge of the religion.
The asylum seekers who housed US whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong in 2013, and who saw their protection claims rejected in the city, are calling on the Canadian government to act quickly.
Shahshahani addresses how asylum seekers and immigrants are denied due process and in some cases even tricked into signing papers for deportation.
About 60 asylum seekers are waiting to be back on a return train ride to Brest, Belarus, 20 minutes away. Most appear to be family groups, many with small children, and I later learned, are from the northern Caucasus, largely from Chechnya and Tajikistan.
May 14, 2017 (Doha) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Sunday disclosed his country is hosting about two million refugees and asylum seekers saying the first Sudanese law regulating asylum was enacted in 1974. Al-Bashir, who addressed the ...
RCMP officers await a group of refugees crossing into Canada illegally from Champlain, N.Y. Three New York taxi firms who drop off migrants close to the border have been fined for price-gouging.
The questions were posed to asylum seekers who had converted to Christianity and were seeking asylum on the grounds of religious persecution.
A report published May 3 by the organization Human Rights First documented 125 separate instances of asylum-seekers being turned away instead of having their requests evaluated.
Application processes are often delayed because there is no interpreter available and some asylum seekers suggest the strongest cases are being rejected because the political situation in the claimant's home country is especially complicated and volatile.
As the number of refugee claimants crossing the United States-Canada border on foot near Emerson continues to rise, so too does the number of people seeking temporary housing in Manitoba.
A Syrian asylum seeker has been sentenced to life in prison by an Austrian court after being convicted of war crimes for killing 20 wounded government soldiers in his country's civil war.
"First of all, the asylum seekers who want to go home tell us why they want to return. Are they doing so voluntarily?" The Malteser Werke then provides several sessions of counselling to migrants.
Luxembourg (Reuters) - Hungary and Slovakia told the European Union's top court on Wednesday that sharing out asylum-seekers among member states under a quota system was unlawful, clashing with Germany, France and others in a dispute that ...
HIGHLAND PARK, N.J. (AP) - Four Indonesians who were seeking asylum in New Jersey have been taken into custody and are facing deportation, a minister said Tuesday.
Hundreds of lesbian and gay asylum seekers, victims of trafficking and survivors of domestic violence may have been wrongly deported to Albania after courts and the Home Office relied on incorrect guidance, it has emerged.
The Federal government on Monday in Kano distributed relief materials worth millions of Naira to 510 returnees and asylum seekers from Central African Republic (CAR). Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouq, the Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for ...
An asylum seeker who has settled in Germany has been accused of throwing a woman out of a window and breaking both her legs because she refused to have sex with him.






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