Data from Oxford University shows UK asylum applications are proportionally lower than Cyprus, Luxembourg and Iceland.
Immigration judges must base their decisions to grant asylum to immigrant children on whether these children have realistic fears of persecution. But other factors influence those decisions.
Amid rising inequality and social tensions, measures must be taken to protect refugees from the backlash and help them settle instead
The human rights act dictates that the UK is obliged to protect asylum seekers. So why is the home secretary ignoring it?
Luck and tenacity paid off for some 15,000 migrants who may now pursue their asylum cases in the US But nearly 42,000 cases filed from Mexico under a Trump-era rule were already rejected.
Fears over the sinister side of artificial intelligence have become reality
Québec’s partial suspension of refugee sponsorship by private organizations in the province highlights the challenges of Canada’s reliance on resettlement to welcome refugees.
Trump made three anti-immigration pledges in 2016: ban Muslims, build a wall and enforce all immigration laws. Four years on, a migration scholar examines his record – and its effect on the country.
Those who say the Supreme Court’s last term was a liberal success fail to understand that the types of decisions they see as victories are fleeting triumphs that will not endure.
New research explores the little-understood problem facing many LGBTIQ+ people — the loss of citizenship due to discriminatory laws and difficulties claiming asylum.
Many of us would probably like to watch some professional sports right now. But wouldn’t we rather Canada live up to its international legal responsibilities to respect the rights of asylum-seekers?
From getting schooling for their children through an app in the wrong language to trouble finding gloves and masks, refugees across the globe face different challenges in dealing with the coronavirus.
A new Human Rights Watch report finds many Salvadoran deportees are killed once home, often by the gangs they fled. Rampant impunity means El Salvador can’t protect vulnerable people from violence.
Refugee legislation introduced after the end of apartheid was lauded as being progressive. But implementation has fallen short of international standards.
People can find themselves waiting for an asylum decision for many years, facing multiple barriers and struggling to fill the hours in their days.
Fees for everything from green cards to naturalization are not only common, but increasingly costly and mandatory.
The US is violating its own law governing treatment of refugees.
Asylum-seekers will now be prevented from applying for asylum in the United States if they could have pursued asylum in another country first.
Of the original 31,000 refugees in the ‘fast-track’ visa caseload, nearly 8,200 are yet to have their applications processed. As a result, their lives remain in limbo.
Immigrant children could remain indefinitely in federal detention if courts allow the Trump administration to ditch a landmark agreement that has protected migrant children for decades.