Showing posts with label asylum seekers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label asylum seekers. Show all posts

Thursday, April 14, 2022

UK to send Channel asylum seekers to Rwanda: Reports | Al Jazeera

Channel asylum seekers

The United Kingdom is expected to sign a deal to send male asylum seekers who cross the English Channel in small boats to Rwanda while their claims are processed in the UK.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Netherlands to Keep Deporting Rejected Afghan Asylum Seekers, Reports Say - Sputnik International

Asylum Seekers

(Sputnik) - The Netherlands is set to continue deporting rejected Afghan asylum seekers despite the Taliban* intensifying their offensive in the conflict-torn country, the NRC Handelsblad newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States

EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States

EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson said the body's view of those trafficked across the Mediterranean had changed from refugees to illegal immigrants, She said two-thirds of arrivals were expected to have their asylum claims rejected and be deported.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Protecting refugees in Europe: UNHCR calls for a ‘year of change’

refugees in Europe
After years of shifting policies and heated debate, UNHCR said that the ambitious but achievable recommendations would provide a common and workable asylum system within the EU through sustainable reform and revitalized financial support for host countries.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

German Bill to Cut Asylum seekers from North Africa, Georgia

German Bill to Cut Asylum seekers from North Africa, Georgia
Germany's government launched a renewed attempt Wednesday to declare three North African states and Georgia "safe countries of origin", which would raise the hurdles for asylum requests by its citizens.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow
Rights groups and watchdogs have expressed concern over several countries' proposals to return asylum seekers to Greece as several European leaders call for refugee routes to be closed.

Asylum seekers directly to the responsible countries : German ruling coalition agree on asylum policies

Asylum seekers directly to the responsible countries
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Conservatives Union on Thursday night reached an agreement on strengthened asylum policies with coalition partner Social Democratic Party (SPD), ending weeks-long dispute that almost toppled the government.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

End of Welcoming Culture: Germany Sets Up Centers for Asylum Seekers

Germany Sets Up Centers for Asylum Seekers
The welcoming culture of Germany, which came about in 2015, when its citizens applauded the arrival of trains filled with migrants and asylum seekers, vanished as the new government announced plans to accelerate the processing of asylum applications and establish holding centers to ensure consistent deportations.

Monday, February 26, 2018

‘Refugee bottleneck in Greece result of EU & NATO failure to deal with Syria problems’

Around 47,000 asylum-seekers have found themselves unable to leave Greece
The EU is the biggest culprit in the refugee crisis in Europe, and you can’t leave it to Greece alone to deal with it, Stephen Morris from the English Democrats party says. Why aren’t NATO and the EU doing anything, he asks.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

French gov't presents new migration, asylum rules amid criticism

French gov't presents new migration, asylum rules
French government on Wednesday unveiled a new bill to better handle migration crisis and asylum requests, saying it would balance between efficiency and humanity amid growing critics from human rights groups and even from its ranks.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

EU Says Asylum Numbers Dropped by Almost Half in 2017

Asylum Numbers Dropped by Almost Half in 2017
The European Union's asylum agency said the number of people seeking international protection in Europe in 2017 dropped by almost half compared to the year before and that most applicants were Syrian.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Ousted Catalan leader in Brussels to apply for political asylum: media

Ousted Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont
Ousted Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont, as well as five of his advisers, is in Belgium, amidst speculation he could apply for political asylum, local media reported on Monday.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Germany expels 14 Afghans amid protests

Germany expelled 14 rejected Afghan asylum seekers
Germany expelled 14 rejected Afghan asylum seekers, the interior ministry said Wednesday, amid angry protests that the war-ravaged country is unsafe for returnees.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Poll shows majority of Germans want cap on refugees

The CSU wants to limit the annual number of asylum seekers to Germany to 200,000
A majority of Germans want a cap on the number of asylum seekers taken in each year, according to the results of a poll published on Friday by German press agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.