by Beenish Ahmed Nov 5, 2015
The State Department explained its reason for the policy change by noting that legal marriage “was not an obtainable option due to social and/or legal prohibitions” in their home countries.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Apr 10, 2015
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the original sponsor on the bill to allow home-schoolers to claim asylum, once said that drug cartel members were abusing the asylum system.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Feb 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 Dec 23, 2014
""A radical, parallel society is taking shape here."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Oct 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 Oct 9, 2014
“They just try to outsource the refugees."
by Shannon Greenwood Jul 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 Jul 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 Jul 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 Jun 6, 2014
A 29-year-old Tamil asylum seeker, Leo Seemanpillai, died last Sunday in a Melbourne hospital after setting himself on fire.