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16 Apr 2019
On April 12th, the International Day for Street Children was marked all over the world. On this occasion, the program ‘Return to New Opportunities’, which is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the EU...
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...
03 Jun 2017
The Independent reports that 14 year old, Bivsi Rana, a German-born Nepalese student, was recently deported amid a school class, with no knowledge of her deportation, prior to the incident. Hours later, Rana along with her family were placed on a...
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.
29 Aug 2016
The Belgian 'Bulletin' reports that a 16-year old girl, who, as a toddler, found refuge in Belgium together with her family, went into hiding, after the Belgian authorities decided to deport her. She grew up in Belgium, speaks the language fluently...

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