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World - Africa
2/19/2024 1:48:47 PM
Britain's legislation on its controversial plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing undercuts basic rights principles, the UN human rights chief said Monday.

World - International
12/20/2023 10:32:21 AM
EU countries and lawmakers reached an agreement Wednesday on an overhaul of the bloc's laws on handling asylum-seekers and migrants, officials said.

World - Africa
11/15/2023 3:34:32 PM
Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the government’s contentious plan to send some migrants on a one-way trip to Rwanda is illegal, striking a major blow to a key policy of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's government that has drawn international attention and criticism.

World - Region
11/7/2023 2:51:27 PM
Germany on Tuesday agreed to tighten rules for asylum seekers, cutting financial help for migrants seeking refuge and speeding up the decision process on whether to take them in.

World - International
10/4/2023 3:20:51 PM
EU states on Wednesday agreed to the final part of an overhaul for rules on how they handle asylum seekers and irregular migrants, setting up a push to make it law by elections next year.

World - International
9/16/2023 11:00:21 PM
The European Union said Saturday that its top official Ursula von der Leyen would visit the Italian island of Lampedusa, after Rome called on Brussels for help after a surge in migrant arrivals.

World - International
9/14/2023 11:24:59 AM
Families seeking asylum in the UK face inadequate living conditions in government-provided temporary housing, affecting their mental and physical health and access to children's education, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

World - Region
9/5/2023 9:31:42 AM
The United Nations' rights chief said Monday he was "alarmed" by the high number of injuries during recent clashes in Israel involving Eritrean protesters.

World - Region
9/2/2023 6:44:06 PM
A dozen Eritrean asylum seekers were wounded by Israeli police gunfire in Tel Aviv on Saturday after a demonstration against an Eritrean government event turned violent, police and medical sources said.

World - Region
6/25/2023 9:51:27 PM
Hundreds of protesters rallied Saturday near Spain's North African exclave of Melilla, bordering Morocco, to mark a mass attempt by migrants to storm the territory, in which at least 23 people died.

World - International
6/9/2023 4:20:09 PM
Japan enacted an immigration law on Friday allowing the government to deport failed asylum seekers, despite pushback from opposition parties and rights groups.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/8/2023 4:02:11 PM
The Egyptian cabinet passed a draft law in its weekly meeting to regulate the rights of asylum seekers and refugees in the country, according to a statement.

World - Region
6/8/2023 12:07:41 PM
EU interior ministers meeting Thursday looked to reach an agreement on a long-stalled revision of the bloc's rules to more equally share the hosting of asylum seekers and migrants.

World - International
3/29/2023 4:17:11 PM
The UK plans to temporarily house asylum seekers in disused military bases and could use ferries and barges in the future in a bid to reduce hotel bills, immigration minister Robert Jenrick announced Wednesday.

World - Region
3/4/2023 8:23:40 PM
Less than a week after a deadly migrant shipwreck off Italy, five European Union countries on the Mediterranean Sea pushed back Saturday against their northern neighbors for not accepting asylum-seekers under a voluntary relocation initiative.

World - International
2/14/2023 1:01:48 PM
Nearly 200 charities on Tuesday urged the UK's political leaders to "take a clear stand" against attacks on asylum seekers, days after an anti-immigrant protest descended into violent disorder.

World - International
2/5/2023 3:02:15 PM
Some refugees and asylum-seekers in Brussels have been spending months in between the Street of Palaces and the Small Castle, quite literally.

World - International
12/15/2022 10:31:04 PM
Since the pandemic began, the United States has been using a public health rule designed to limit the spread of disease to expel asylum-seekers on the southern border.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/30/2022 9:42:10 PM
Suddenly notorious for a scathing first-person account of the war in Ukraine published online, Russian paratrooper Pavel Filatiev arrived in France seeking political asylum Sunday after quitting his country for fear of reprisals.

World - International
7/25/2022 9:22:04 PM
The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister will face off in a TV debate Monday after both sought to woo the Conservative Party's right-wing base by backing a controversial plan to deport some asylum-seekers to Rwanda.

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