Posts Tagged: asylum
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.
Central American children fleeing poverty and gang violence are refugees—often from situations U.S. policies have helped to create—and they should be treated as such.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
Turkey is in the process of normalizing its asylum procedures and providing legal assistance for refugees seeking safety within its borders.
Afghans who have sacrificed their homes and futures to the U.S. occupation deserve the chance to make a new life abroad.
A new book looks at the history and current importance of the sanctuary movement.
In the wake of the DSK case, stories of asylum cheats are spreading. But the reality is of honest, desperate people navigating a deeply flawed system.
President Obama has made some progress in making it easier for legitimate asylum-seekers to stay in the United States. But more can be done.