The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants, according to a poll released on Wednesday as Europe prepared to unveil a new asylum plan.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Eleven refugees, including eight children, have died after their boat capsized off the western coast in Turkey. Turkish state Anadolu news agency said on Saturday that the 11 refugees died on Saturday when their boat sank in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey. Eight others were rescued from the […]
Greece is poised to create “prison” island camps for migrants, said aid groups amid growing criticism of government plans to overhaul refugee reception centers on Aegean outposts facing Turkey. As the UN Refugee Agency’s top official, Filippo Grandi, prepared this week to fly to Lesbos, where almost 16,000 people are crammed into a single facility, […]
The White House criticized the decision of a Washington Court to block some of US President Donald Trump’s administration’s migration policies restricting conditions for granting asylum to migrants. “Today, a court has, once again, overridden and undermined United States immigration law. Under the law, asylum is a discretionary benefit for aliens who have a well-founded […]
TEHRAN- The German Interior Ministry is offering rejected asylum seekers a hefty bonus to go to their country of origin voluntarily rather than face deportation. This is a new effort to turn back the refugee tide brought on by Angela Merkel’s “open door” policy. The offer is intended to supplement the existing program dubbed ‘StarthilfePlus,’ […]
TEHRAN – More than 2 million people fleeing wars or persecution have joined the ranks of the world’s refugees this year, but often face more restrictive asylum policies, including in Europe and the United States, the top UN refugee official said on Monday. They include 650,000 from South Sudan and 500,000 Muslim Rohingya who have […]