- a refuge granted an alien by a sovereign state on its own territory.
- a temporary refuge granted political offenders, especially in a foreign embassy.
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Cuccinelli allegedly felt the reports were written solely to push back on the president’s asylum policy.
The agreements require that migrants who travel from other countries through Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras to reach the US-Mexico border must first apply for asylum in one of those three countries, before applying for asylum in the US.
It includes an explanation about how incomplete, inconsistent and erroneous asylum data is and an interactive so you can see what it’s like to go through the asylum process yourself.
Be sure to check out this deep dive into how asylum works and all the problems riddling the asylum system from the Union-Tribune.
This includes a travel ban on 31 countries, the end of asylum at the southern border, and the suspension of immigration for many family- and employment-based categories as well as four temporary-worker programs.New U.S. Citizens Were One Of The Fastest-Growing Voting Blocs. But Not This Year.|Eileen Guo|August 31, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
This is because the only location that debate could take place would be in an asylum.
Others believe Israel should be more welcoming to asylum seekers, considering it was founded by Jewish refugees.
Immigration judges in El Paso have among the lowest rates of asylum approval in the country.How the U.S. Sold Out Indian Asylum Seekers on the Border|Caitlin Dickson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But his asylum was rejected, thanks to the blurring of lines that intelligence assets are often mired in.
So when I get caught and they take me out from the asylum to lynch me, I check myself back into the asylum.Scott Haze on Playing a Necrophiliac in ‘Child of God’ and Naked Paintballing with James Franco|Melissa Leon|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What does your father say about putting Isaac in the asylum?Mortmain|Arthur Cheny Train
Like the God whom it hymns, it has been "for generation after generation" an asylum.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Volume III|Alexander Maclaren
For a year he held this place, then relapsed and came back to the asylum, where he stayed for over twelve months.Grappling with the Monster|T. S. Arthur
May not this practice be justly regarded as an abuse of the asylum?On the State of Lunacy and the Legal Provision for the Insane|John T. Arlidge
Likewise in America the term "asylum" was frequently given to the schools when first started.The Deaf|Harry Best