asylum seekers

Wagner militant's asylum application in Norway under review - report

After involvement in the Wagner mercenary group's violent war efforts, one defector fled and began seeking asylum in Norway.

African migrants wait in line for the Population and Immigration Authority office to open in Bnei Br

Refugees in Bnei Brak left without papers by Immigration Authority office - report

After a six-month closure, malpractice at the Bnei Brak branch of Israel’s Immigration Authority has left hundreds waiting in long lines to get their visas renewed.

Israel should do better by its asylum seekers - opinion

As a nation built by people who once sought asylum, Israel must consider how the nation treats those currently seeking the same protection.


Russian soldiers who fled to Alaska await US asylum decision

Two Russian dissidents defected from Russia before being deployed to Ukraine. After a 5-day journey to Alaska, they now await the result of their asylum claim in the US.

Shaked denies asylum to woman fleeing female genital mutilation

The interior minister compared the practice to male circumcision, saying that to treat them differently in the law would be "absurd."


How race and religion play a role in who gets refuge in the US

Opinion: Administration favoring white, mostly Christian refugees over other groups.

By Laura E. Alexander , Jane Hong , Karen Hooge Michalka , Luis A. Romero

African asylum-seekers in Haifa struggle for survival

While most of the 28,000 asylum-seekers in Israel live in Tel Aviv, those in Haifa, numbering up to 800, are far less visible.

WOMEN WALK to the market in Abu Shock IDPs camp in Al Fashir, capital of North Darfur, Sudan.

Hope for Israel's Darfur asylum seekers after court ruling

Separated from his family, Hassan says he fled from Sudan to Egypt and on through the Sinai desert into Israel, where he has been living in immigration limbo for 11 years.

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Dozens of Palestinians use Barcelona layover to seek asylum in Spain

It is the second attempt by a group of airline passengers to gain entry to Spain in less than two weeks.

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