by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on February 21, 2015 Updated: February 21, 2015
"Such detention harms putative class members in myriad ways, and as various mental health experts have testified, it is particularly harmful to minor children," U.S. District Judge James Boasberg wrote in his decision.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 23, 2014
""A radical, parallel society is taking shape here."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 17, 2014
Migrants who claimed that they would return to violence in their home countries were often ignored or even fast-tracked for deportation by immigration officials.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 9, 2014
“They just try to outsource the refugees."
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.
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.