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27 Nov 2018
A Dutch church has been holding a service for a month without a break to protect an Armenian refugee family from deportation. Despite the family of five has been living in the Netherlands for almost nine years, after a court rejected their requests...
05 Aug 2018
The Guardian published an article about the UK family-separation policy, similar to the policy implemented in the USA by the Trump administration. While the USA policy has drawn attention all over the world, and resulted in outrage and protests,...
17 Jul 2018
Last Week the UN General Assembly has agreed to better manage the international flow of migrants and protect human rights. The UN Global Compact for Migration (GCM) is a collective agreement among UN member states to improve cooperation and...
19 Jul 2017
A significant portion of individuals turning to Europe as a safe haven amid the contemporary refugee crisis are young children. To be specific, 32% of asylum requests in the European Union were from children. The bloc now attempts to establish an...
10 Oct 2016
NPR reports that the European Union and the government of Afghanistan have agreed to a plan that could send tens of thousands of asylum seekers back to Afghanistan, even as fighting in some parts of the country intensifies. The agreement was...
28 Sep 2016
 Asylum seekers are being mistreated in Hungary and its asylum system is "blatantly designed" to deter refugees from seeking protection there, rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday. Amnesty's findings in its "Stranded...
13 Sep 2016
The European Court of Justice has ruled that non-EU citizens with a criminal record cannot automatically be evicted from an EU country if they are the sole custodian of a child with a European nationality.
27 Mar 2016
The Telegraph reports that the eastern Aegean Islands are struggling to cope with a humanitarian and public order crisis after several major international organisations pulled out of refugee camps last week in protest at the scheme they say is...
21 Mar 2016
Reuters report that one day after the implementation of the EU - Turkey deal, migrants continue to make the perilous crossing to Greece, in search for a better life. Greek authorities have placed the number of new arrivals in the past 24 hours at...
23 Mar 2015
'Star and Stripes' reports that an internal EU document on action to deal with the migrant influx, obtained by The Associated Press Wednesday, urges member countries to "take action to curb the level of expectation" of would-be asylum seekers. "The...

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