The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) recorded 664,480 applications for international protection in 2018, down for the third year running and 10 percent lower than in 2017.
Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton will meet Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to discuss Australia's policy of returning boats carrying asylum seekers to their origin point, the minister's spokeswoman said.
Uganda would consider granting asylum to ousted Sudanese president Omar Al Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), a state minister said on Tuesday.
With a go-ahead from the US Supreme Court, the Trump administration on Thursday began enforcing a radical new rule that would deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border
Federal judge Randolph Moss, sitting in Washington, ruled that the policy was “in excess of statutory... authority”.
The Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC), a US-based group, said it had welcomed a group of young activists to America this week and their journey had been “arduous and perilous.”
When Carmen Kcomt learned that she’d finally won asylum, it wasn’t relief that washed over her — it was anger. She’d been rejected every step of the way — by an asylum officer, an immigration judge and the Board of Immigration Appeals — until her
In June 1939, about 900 Jewish refugees sailed close to Florida on the St. Louis in hopes of finding protection in the United States. US authorities refused to let the ship dock.
Bolivia’s former president, Evo Morales, was flying to Mexico on Tuesday after fleeing his South American homeland, seeking refuge under a leftist government that has supported the veteran socialist in the wake of a disputed election.