Asylum Policy

Human rights groups call asylum policies 10 a ‘sham’

LONDON The UK government’s consultation process on major changes to its refugee policy on Friday was called a “sham” in a joint letter signed by nearly 200 rights groups. The letter, co-authored by 192 human rights groups, refugee organizations and faith groups, condemned the six-week consultation process for its so-called …

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Survivors want Biden to reverse Trump’s rules: NPR

President Biden pledged during the election campaign to restore asylum protections for domestic violence survivors from other countries, but more than 100 days into his presidency it has yet to happen product. Somodevilla chip / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Somodevilla chip / Getty Images President Biden pledged during …

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On refugee policy, Biden chooses Trump over Merkel

April 17, 2021, 7:19 AM President Joe Biden made the first morally calamitous decision of his young presidency on Friday: he agreed to maintain Donald Trump’s historically low ceiling of 15,000 refugees for admission this year. The ruling, the White House mentionned, was “justified by humanitarian concerns and is otherwise …

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