#Asylum Seekers

  • Article: Teen Fleeing Saudi Arabia Is One Step Closer to Receiving Asylum

    Teen Fleeing Saudi Arabia Is One Step Closer to Receiving Asylum

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 9, 2019

    Now she waits to see which country will offer her protection. Read more

  • Article: Teen Barricades Herself in Hotel Room to Escape Saudi Arabia's Sexist Laws

    Teen Barricades Herself in Hotel Room to Escape Saudi Arabia's Sexist Laws

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 7, 2019

    She ran away from her allegedly abusive family while vacationing in Kuwait. Read more

  • Article: Liverpool's Refugee Memorial Artwork Has Just Been Vandalised for a Third Time

    Liverpool's Refugee Memorial Artwork Has Just Been Vandalised for a Third Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 10, 2018

    "Whoever did this doesn't deserve to live in Liverpool." Read more

  • Article: Refugees Detained on Nauru Plead for Resettlement as Regional Leaders Meet on the Island

    Refugees Detained on Nauru Plead for Resettlement as Regional Leaders Meet on the Island

    Sept. 5, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Asylum seekers are being detained on Nauru by the Australian government. Read more

  • Article: UK Refuses Asylum to Former Child Slaves Despite Safety Fears

    UK Refuses Asylum to Former Child Slaves Despite Safety Fears

    Aug. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many teenage survivors are sent back to nations where they end up being victims again. Read more

  • Article: What Trump's Executive Order on the Separation of Migrant Families Does — and What It Doesn't Do

    What Trump's Executive Order on the Separation of Migrant Families Does — and What It Doesn't Do

    By Daniele Selby|June 21, 2018

    Trump’s order does not reunite already separated families and could mean indefinite detention. Read more

  • Article: Asylum Seekers Are Boosting Europe's Economies, Study Says

    Asylum Seekers Are Boosting Europe's Economies, Study Says

    June 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "The cliché that international migration is associated with economic 'burden' can be dispelled." Read more

  • Feature: Why Jeff Sessions' Ruling on Domestic Violence and Asylum Matters
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    Why Jeff Sessions' Ruling on Domestic Violence and Asylum Matters

    By Daniele Selby|June 12, 2018

    Legal experts and rights advocates say Sessions' decision rolls back refugee and women's rights. Read more