asylum seekers

Female Afghani pilot flees, dreams of serving in the US Air Force

After becoming the first woman to pilot a fixed-wing jet in the Aghani Air Force, Captain Niloofar Rahmani was forced to flee to the US where she hopes to one day serve her new country.

17/12/2019
Church nativity scene depicts Jesus, Mary and Joseph as caged asylum seekers

The American Civil Liberties Union estimated that more than 5,400 migrant children are currently in government custody, and separated from their families.

A Guatemalan asylum seeker is sheltered in a Washington state synagogue

Beth Hatfiloh is the only synagogue in the United States known to be sheltering an undocumented immigrant, according to T’ruah, a liberal rabbinic human rights group.

By BEN SALES/JTA
13/09/2019
A Mission Police Dept. officer (L), and a US Border Patrol agent watch over a group asylum seekers
Supreme Court allows full enforcement of asylum crackdown

A U.S. appeals court for the second time curtailed the effort earlier Wednesday to halt the administration's policy.

By REUTERS
12/09/2019
Mezuzah affixed to a door frame on South Street in Philadelphia.
Driven by death threats, a family finds safety at a Philadelphia synagogue

They quickly moved to eastern El Salvador, then to Guatemala — pursued by gangsters.

By JEFF GAMMAGE/THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS
07/09/2019
An Iranian Officer of Revolutionary Guards with Israel flag drawn on his boots
Iranian businessman tortured into saying he's an Israeli spy

He was accused of being involved in the killing of Iranian nuclear scientists

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
13/08/2019
A Mission Police Dept. officer (L), and a US Border Patrol agent watch over a group asylum seekers
U.S. Jewish clergy call on Trump to allow in asylum seekers

“The Jewish people know what it means to be turned away and to be denied protection,” the petition states. “As Jews we understand the heart of the refugee."

A memorable portrait of two women

‘And Breathe Normally’ tells an international story of friendshi

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at the Westminster Magistrates Court, after he was arrested
Julian Assange charged with conspiracy by U.S. officials

"Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador," police said.

By REUTERS
11/04/2019
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