by Shannon Greenwood Posted on July 22, 2014
The European Court of Justice Advocate General 's opinion could make gay asylum seeker's quest much easier.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 8, 2014 Updated: July 8, 2014
An international refugee body hopes to pressure the U.S. to grant asylum to more Central American children fleeing violence.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on July 3, 2014
An openly bisexual Jamaican man was denied asylum in the U.K. on Tuesday after a judged ruled he was "dishonest" about his sexuality.
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by Will Freeman Posted on June 6, 2014
A 29-year-old Tamil asylum seeker, Leo Seemanpillai, died last Sunday in a Melbourne hospital after setting himself on fire.
by Hayes Brown Posted on May 16, 2014 Updated: May 18, 2014
The latest in a long, long, long string of hate speech against the LGBT community.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on May 10, 2014 Updated: May 10, 2014
"It’s embarrassing for us to have a U.S. Army mother go through this," Jorge Narvaez said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 22, 2014 Updated: April 22, 2014
Some immigrants have been sitting in a detention center for more than six months waiting for an immigration judge to review their asylum cases.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 11, 2014
As they waited in line to cross the border, they shouted out the states they once called home: "California," "Texas," "Arkansas," "New York."
by Hayes Brown Posted on February 3, 2014
Eiad Charbaji is one of hundreds of Syrians who have made it to the United States amid his countries civil war. Millions of others aren't as lucky.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 16, 2013
The number of asylum applicants are at the highest level in two decades and triple the number of claims from 2012, but it doesn't mean that fraudulent claims are also up.