Asylum Seekers News
Explained: The challenges that the UK faces in implementing new illegal migration bill
One of the most pressing concerns raised by the bill is where people would be relocated. If people continue to arrive in large numbers in the UK, not being able to process and resolve their asylum claims could cause significant operational and financial difficulties, in addition to the human cost
Explained: The similarities and differences between Joe Biden and Donald Trump's immigration rules
The Joe Biden administration has stated that it will generally deny asylum to migrants who arrive at the US southern border without first seeking protection in a country they passed through. This is similar to an attempt by the Donald Trump administration that was blocked in court
Why have anti-migrant protests surged in the UK?
With an increase in asylum seekers and illegal immigration recently, protests in Britain, especially by far-right groups, have surged. The UK government has assured to bring down the overall migration numbers
How will asylum work after Title 42 ends? No one knows yet
Migrants have been denied rights to seek asylum under U.S. and international law 2.5 million times since March 2020 on grounds of preventing COVID-19
Explained: Will the US see a rise in immigration as asylum rule comes to an end?
Starting next Wednesday, US immigration authorities can no longer use Title 42 to quickly expel prospective asylum-seekers. The change comes as surging numbers of people are seeking to enter the country through the southern border
Joe Biden administration prepares to roll back Donald Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy
Over the last week, the Biden administration has been in ongoing discussions about when to start admitting migrants, many of whom are seeking asylum into the US, said Homeland Security officials
Greece moves 635 asylum seekers from overcrowded island of Lesbos to mainland via passenger ship
Some 635 people, mostly families, boarded a passenger ship on Monday for facilities in northern Greece
Federal judge blocks Donald Trump administration’s rule barring immigrants from receiving asylum in US
A federal judge in California issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's new rule barring most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico.
Donald Trump caves in, says will reopen US Govt till 15 February and he doesn't get any money for border wall
US president Donald Trump who dragged 800,000 government workers through a 35 day shutdown and bragged that he would not "cave" finally did, re-opening the government for a temporary 3 week period as public opinion against him has risen to an all time high.
'The stress is getting to everyone': US Govt shutdown pushes US air travel system to the brink; safety fears spiral
The strain of a 34-day partial government shutdown is weighing on America's air-travel system, both the federal workers who make it go and the airlines that depend on them.
'The Govt is closed': Nancy Pelosi denies Donald Trump access to US Congress for State of the Union address
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she will not authorize a State of the Union address in the House chamber during the government shutdown, rejecting plans by President Donald Trump to deliver the speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress.
Donald Trump issues high stakes dare to Democrats, plans to deliver State of the Union next week 'on location'
US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress next week, dismissing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's argument that adequate security can't be provided during the partial government shutdown.
Democrats ask Donald Trump to delay 29 January State of the Union speech till after govt shutdown ends
Shutdown pressure on US president Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his Jan. 29 State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought.
Donald Trump walks back 'national emergency' threat as US govt shutdown becomes longest ever in country's history
US president Donald Trump has no escape route from America’s government shutdown of his own making than to declare a national emergency so he can funnel funds from his own government departments to build his promised border wall along the US Mexico border.
Donald Trump asks US law enforcement official how many Pakistanis are apprehended at southern border
Trump asked the question when a law enforcement official briefed him on the security situation on the border and listed out the name of the countries whose citizens were nabbed at the border a day earlier.
Donald Trump revives 'national emergency' threat over border wall funding while 800,000 Govt workers go unpaid in US shutdown
US President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case after negotiations with lawmakers blew up. The partial government shutdown dragged into a 20th day with hundreds of thousands of federal workers off the job or working without pay as the wall fight persisted.
Donald Trump reels off immigration scare stories in Oval Office address; Democrats swat him down in stinging rebuttal
A Hail Mary presidential address from a bully pulpit on steroids. That’s what we got today on the Donald Trump parallel reality prime time show from the Oval Office as the US president exploited his powerful office to spread more lies about a non-existent “humanitarian crisis” and thousands of terrorists are streaming through the US border.
Donald Trump, Democrats taking border wall fight to prime-time TV as US Govt shutdown grinds into Day 18
Ready to make his case on prime-time TV, President Donald Trump is stressing humanitarian as well as security concerns at the U.S.-Mexico border as he tries to convince America he must get funding for his long-promised border wall before ending a partial government shutdown that has hundreds of thousands of federal workers facing missed paychecks.
Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US border
Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the U.S. border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border city of Tijuana.
Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement
Kirstjen Nielsen, the top immigration official in the Trump administration, is likely being booted out. “It’s no longer ‘if’, it’s ‘when’”, is the buzz at the White House which offered no comment on “personnel issues”. Trump has long understood to have had problems with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - a protege of Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly who has been the DHS Secretary’s champion from well before her appointment.