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Adoption of Decision to Relocate Asylum Seekers (September 25, 2015) by Theresa Papademetriou

On September 22, 2015, the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council adopted a proposal, introduced by ...

Topic: Asylum; Immigration; Refugees; Treaties and International Agreements/Refugees
Jurisdiction: European Union

Belgium Condemned for Degrading Treatment of Roma Family of Asylum Seekers (July 16, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On July 7, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rendered a Chamber judgment in ...

Topic: Asylum; Human rights and civil liberties; Immigration
Jurisdiction: Belgium; European Court of Human Rights

High Court Temporarily Suspends Parts of Security Laws (Amendment) Bill (January 02, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

On January 2, 2015, Kenya's High Court temporarily suspended, pending a full hearing, the implementation of ...

Topic: Asylum; Human rights and civil liberties; Immigration; National security; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Asylum Procedure Act Amended to Restrict Applicants from Balkan States (December 19, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

The Bundesrat (Federal Council), the upper house of Germany's parliament, has passed amendments to the country's ...

Topic: Asylum; Immigration
Jurisdiction: Germany

Evidence Required of Applicants for Asylum Persecuted for Homosexuality in Country of Origin (December 17, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On December 2, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a judgment ...

Topic: Asylum; Human rights and civil liberties; LGBT rights
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union

Parliament Considering Security Laws Amendment Legislation (December 16, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

Kenya's Parliament is considering passage of the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014, which would amend over ...

Topic: Asylum; Criminal procedure; National security; Terrorism; Weapons
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Conscientious Objectors May Claim Asylum in the EU (November 24, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of ...

Topic: Asylum; Military service
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union

Chamber of Deputies Legislates to Regulate Political Asylum (October 23, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Mexico

Global Strategy to End Detention of Refugees Includes Suggested Legal Reforms (July 10, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued ...

Topic: Asylum; Child welfare; Immigration; Refugees
Jurisdiction: United Nations

New Rules on Unaccompanied Minors Entering the EU Illegally (July 09, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, ...

Topic: Asylum; Child welfare; Immigration; Undocumented immigrants
Jurisdiction: European Union

Two Indonesian Nationals Sentenced to Prison for People Smuggling (June 10, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan

On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two ...

Topic: Asylum; Human trafficking
Jurisdiction: Australia

Proposal to Amend Refugee Law (June 12, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Draft Agreement Allows Police Access to Fingerprints of Asylum Seekers (May 08, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: European Union

New Law on Foreigners and International Protection (April 18, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Turkey

New International Guidelines on Detention of Asylum-Seekers (September 27, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Jerusalem District Court Decision on Repatriation of South Sudanese (June 26, 2012) by Ruth Levush

On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Israel

Bangladesh Urged to Accept Refugees from Burma (June 15, 2012) by Shameema Rahman

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh; United Nations

Proposal to Change Funding for Asylum Programs (August 29, 2011) by Constance Johnson

Iceland's Minister of the Interior, Ögmundur Jónasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Media Report Prompts Review of Asylum Procedures (July 18, 2011) by Constance Johnson

A July 10, 2011, news story led the Ministry of Refugee, Immigration, and Integration Affairs of ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Denmark

State of Emergency over Tunisian Refugees (February 22, 2011) by Constance Johnson

Italy has declared a state of emergency following the arrival, within five days, of 5,000 refugees ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Italy

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Last updated: September 25, 2015