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TEHRAN, Aug 03 - A federal judge in Washington, D.C. ruled Friday against the Trump administration's initial asylum ban, which was announced last November. Judge Randolph Moss vacated the government's policy barring migrants from claiming asylum if they did not enter the country through designated ports of entry.
News ID: 42662    Publish Date : 2019/08/03


TEHRAN, Jul 28 - Hundreds of protesters in Guatemalans held a rally condemning an agreement that President Jimmy Morales' government inked with Washington to require migrants passing through the Central American country to seek asylum here, rather than pushing on to the U.S.
News ID: 42494    Publish Date : 2019/07/28


TEHRAN, Jun 4 - Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration.
News ID: 40327    Publish Date : 2019/06/04


TEHRAN, Apr 30 -U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally from working until their claims are approved.
News ID: 38654    Publish Date : 2019/04/30


TEHRAN, Apr 19 - The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed U.S. citizens who they alleged are illegally detaining migrants entering the United States.
News ID: 38099    Publish Date : 2019/04/19


TEHRAN, Mar 06 - Asylum seekers who are allowed to leave Australian-run migrant camps in Pacific nations to get medical treatment will be sent to a prison-like facility on a remote Australian island, the prime minister said Wednesday.
News ID: 36409    Publish Date : 2019/03/06


TEHRAN, Feb 24 - Germany failed to deport 27,000 rejected asylum seekers last year, nearly half of the total 57,000 cases, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Sunday, adding that the government would step up efforts to get those migrants out of the country.
News ID: 35896    Publish Date : 2019/02/24


TEHRAN, Feb 04 -A Bahraini refugee footballer in Thai says he does not want to be sent back to his homeland, as he arrives at a court in Bangkok to fight Manama’s extradition request.
News ID: 35014    Publish Date : 2019/02/04


TEHRAN, Feb 03 -The Australian government announced on Sunday that there will soon be no children held in its immigration detention camps on the Pacific island of Nauru.
News ID: 34940    Publish Date : 2019/02/03


TEHRAN, Jan 18 -More than a hundred asylum seekers headed to Europe are feared dead after their vessel sank off the coast of Libya.
News ID: 34311    Publish Date : 2019/01/20


TEHRAN, Jan 9 -More than 200 asylum seekers held at a detention center in Australia have launched a hunger strike to protest against their living conditions, detainees and activists say.
News ID: 33889    Publish Date : 2019/01/09


TEHRAN, Jan 8 - Cyprus' Civil Defense chief says 31 Syrian migrants who arrived by boat intend to seek asylum in the east Mediterranean island nation.
News ID: 33840    Publish Date : 2019/01/08


TEHRAN, Jan 7 - Thailand's immigration police chief says the young Saudi woman seeking passage to asylum in Australia will be temporarily admitted to Thailand for evaluation by the U.N. refugee agency.
News ID: 33814    Publish Date : 2019/01/07


TEHRAN, Jan 3 - The Italian Foreign Ministry says the envoy who had been North Korea's acting ambassador in Rome has not asked Italian authorities for asylum .
News ID: 33681    Publish Date : 2019/01/03


TEHRAN, Jan 2 - Britain's Home Secretary has questioned whether migrants trying to enter England from France by taking small boats across the English Channel are genuine asylum -seekers.
News ID: 33656    Publish Date : 2019/01/02


TEHRAN, December 08 -A US appeals court has handed President Donald Trump a defeat by refusing to lift an injunction that is blocking his controversial ban on asylum seekers.
News ID: 32549    Publish Date : 2018/12/08


TEHRAN, November 19 - Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia has sought asylum in Uruguay's diplomatic mission hours after a judge retained his passport as part of a corruption probe.
News ID: 31703    Publish Date : 2018/11/19


TEHRAN, November 09 - The Trump administration said Thursday it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoking extraordinary presidential national security powers to tighten the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States.
News ID: 31275    Publish Date : 2018/11/09


TEHRAN, October 30 - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday that Ecuador is seeking to end his asylum in its London embassy and hand him over to the United States, but a judge rejected his lawsuit over embassy living conditions.
News ID: 30819    Publish Date : 2018/10/30


TEHRAN, August 27 -The United Kingdom has granted asylum to fewer people over the past year, a new reports suggests, as activists point to the country’s unrealistic high standard of proof as a main reason for people being repeatedly turned away.
News ID: 28033    Publish Date : 2018/08/27