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Court Grants Asylum To New Jersey Teacher Held By ICE And Sentenced To Death In Egypt
Immigration officials could still appeal the decision allowing Ahmed Abdelbasit to stay in the U.S.
Judge Bars Trump Administration From Blanket Detention Of Asylum Seekers
A judge ordered ICE to follow its own policies and review asylum-seekers for parole.
This Is What It's Like To Seek Asylum In America For Being Gay
, Guest Writer
I often thought of “correcting” my sexual orientation and going back to Ecuador to all of the things I had left behind.
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The United States Is Now The Global Leader In Asylum Requests, The UN Says
A staggering number of people are seeking safe haven in the U.S. while the Trump administration tries to keep them out.
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Trump Administration Restricts Asylum Access For Victims Of Gang And Domestic Violence
Jeff Sessions said he is "confident" his moves will reduce the number of unauthorized immigrants who come to the U.S.
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Trump’s Efforts To Scare Away Immigrants Aren’t Working Very Well
The number of illegal crossings isn't historically high, but it isn't plummeting either.
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Few Migrants From Caravan Allowed To Enter U.S., Apply For Asylum
People in the caravan have been camping out in Tijuana since Sunday, ignoring President Donald Trump's warnings against attempting entry.
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Migrant Caravan Reaches The U.S. Border
The Trump administration urged the asylum-seekers not to come.
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Trump Officials Warn Of Arrests As Migrant Caravan Reaches U.S. Border
By Delphine Schrank, Reuters
Many aimed to seek asylum, defying Trump's call to keep them out.
Teacher Would Face Death If Deported
New Jersey teacher Ahmed Abdelbasit, who has been detained by ICE, told HuffPost, “If they send me back to Egypt, I will be hung right away.”
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Up To 58 Australian Refugees To Fly To U.S. As Part Of Resettlement Deal
It's the second group of refugees arriving under what Trump called a “dumb deal."
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Under Trump, Asylum-Seekers Increasingly Face Criminal Charges
The Justice Department is prosecuting more people who come to the United States looking for protection, according to a report released Thursday.
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Israel Tells African Migrants, Asylum-Seekers To Leave Or Go To Jail
The UNHCR has said the ultimatum would violate international refugee law, and two East African nations deny making any deals on the matter with Israel.
Undocumented Immigrant Whose Wife Has Cancer Finally Granted Temporary Stay
Riaz Talukder pleaded with authorities to allow him to attend to his wife.
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Trump Administration Claims It's Not Blocking Abortion For Detained Immigrant Teen
Ryan J. Reilly
The girl could opt for "voluntary departure" back to her home country, an administration lawyer said. But her home country bans abortion.
Canada Is Using An Olympic Stadium To House Influx Of U.S. Asylum-Seekers
Many are Haitians displaced by the 2010 earthquake, fearing the Trump administration will deport them.
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Trump Tells Australia Prime Minister That He 'Hates Taking' Refugees
He also was wrong about key details of the deal he was disparaging.
An Undocumented Teen Gains Asylum With The Help Of His Undocumented Lawyer
The real American dream at work.
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Woman Who Attempted Suicide To Free Kids From Family Detention Wins Asylum
Samira Hakimi and her two children were freed. But her sister and newborn are still locked up at the Karnes detention center.
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U.S. Begins 'Extreme Vetting' At Australian Refugee Detention Centers
By Colin Packham, Reuters
Trump said he would maintain the agreement to take in 1,250 asylum seekers.
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