#Asylum Seekers

  • Article: ‘My Story Is Not Unique’: Former Refugee Responds to New Report Showing 79.5M People Were Displaced in 2019

    ‘My Story Is Not Unique’: Former Refugee Responds to New Report Showing 79.5M People Were Displaced in 2019

    By Madeleine Keck|June 30, 2020

    Former refugee Carina Hoang has urged the world to step up. Read more

  • Article: 138 Asylum Seekers Died After Being Deported by the US

    138 Asylum Seekers Died After Being Deported by the US

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 6, 2020

    There were about 3.5 million asylum seekers globally by the end of 2018. Read more

  • 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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 5, 2018

    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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 14, 2018

    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