asylee

[ uh-sahy-lee ]
/ əˈsaɪ li /

noun

a person, especially a political offender, who has been granted or is seeking refuge or asylum in a foreign country.

Origin of asylee

First recorded in 1950–55; asyl(um) + -ee
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