#Asylum seekers

  • Article: UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border
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    UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|July 8, 2019

    “This should never happen anywhere.” Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Refugees Face Barriers Around the World. Here's How You Can Help.
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    LGBTQ Refugees Face Barriers Around the World. Here's How You Can Help.

    By Joe McCarthy|July 1, 2019

    "It is time to recognize the specific needs of LGBTI asylum-seekers and refugees." Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Says Building Walls Won’t Fix the Global Migration Crisis
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    Pope Francis Says Building Walls Won’t Fix the Global Migration Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2019

    He said that governments need to resolve the crisis humanely, "not with razor wire." Read more

  • Article: US Aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Could Stop. Here's Why That Matters
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    US Aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Could Stop. Here's Why That Matters

    By Joe McCarthy|April 1, 2019

    Both Republicans and Democrats support foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: Australian NGOs Demand That Government Ends Detention of Refugee Children
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    Australian NGOs Demand That Government Ends Detention of Refugee Children

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    “The clock is ticking.” Read more

  • Article: Afghan Teen Loses Asylum Status in Austria for Not 'Acting Gay Enough': Reports
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    Afghan Teen Loses Asylum Status in Austria for Not 'Acting Gay Enough': Reports

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 17, 2018

    An official rejected teen’s claim based on esoteric, superficial list. Read more

  • Article: 500 Migrant Fathers Stage Hunger Strike in Texas Detention Center
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    500 Migrant Fathers Stage Hunger Strike in Texas Detention Center

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2018

    “We want to get out. He cries every day, he doesn't want to eat. He's only 6 years old." Read more

  • Article: Detained Migrant Parents Pen Heartbreaking Letter Asking for Their Children
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    Detained Migrant Parents Pen Heartbreaking Letter Asking for Their Children

    By Joe McCarthy|July 16, 2018

    Letters have become a powerful testimony during the period of “zero tolerance.” Read more