Asylum Seeker


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Asylum Seeker

A person fleeing from one place to another due to real or perceived persecution. This persecution may be political, religious, or economic. For example, a landowner may be forced to go to another country because the government nationalized all land and is imprisoning former owners. Asylum seekers may be eligible to stay in the country to which they flee longer than they otherwise would.
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It's to do with claims that unrelated asylum seekers living in the company's properties in Newcastle are being forced to share bedrooms.
The Andrews Labor Government will massively expand support for thousands of asylum seekers and refugees in Victoria to access crucial training so they can improve their lives.
More asylum seekers may arrive in Latvia soon from Greece or Italy.
THREE of the top 10 places where asylum seekers receive support in the UK are in Wales, according to new figures.
On smaller grassroots groups, he added: "People always forget when they talk about support of asylum seekers and refugees, people who collect food and open their doors and so on.
The report hits out at private companies contracted to run the government's asylum seeker support services.
APROPERTY developer has said front doors will be repainted after concerns the homes of asylum seekers have been marked out in red, exposing them to racism and vandalism.
A number of researchers have recently begun to advance understanding of the antecedents of attitude formation specifically in relation to Australian attitudes toward asylum seekers (Louis et al.
The asylum seekers are willing to donate their organs because they believe a part of them will gain freedom.
Some asylum seekers cases have took almost 22 years to be processed.
The Government of Sri Lanka, in keeping with its obligations under customary international law, has been engaging consistently with UNHCR to address and manage the asylum seeker population, particularly its increase.
LORD Roberts of Llandudno will today introduce legislation which would give asylum seekers the right to work after six months waiting for a decision in their case.