A federal judge has issued a temporary injunction of Trump-era policy, to prevent the expiration of the measure known colloquially as Title 42, which restricts asylum claims.
The releases come despite a massive effort to expel Haitians on flights under pandemic-related authority that denies migrants a chance to seek asylum.
Hindu and Sikh-origin Afghans fear persecution under the Taliban rule, whose previous version was not a reassuring example. But some of them also don’t want to go to India, a land under a Hindu nationalist government.
Pyae Lyan Aung raised the three-finger salute as the national anthem played before a World Cup qualifier against Japan last month.
The bill would allow Denmark to move refugees arriving on Danish soil to asylum centres in possible partner countries such as Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia and others.
Border pushbacks are illegal under international refugee treaties. Greece and EU’s border and coast guard agency Frontex have repeatedly been accused of pushbacks or complicity in them. They deny using such methods.
In Germany, police don’t enter churches. So some religious institutions are sheltering refugees, mostly Christian converts, in order to save them from being deported.
A decade after the start of the war, the majority of Syrian children don’t see a future in their home country, and many continue to feel unsafe in their new countries of residence.
Some 7,000 people, who fled two separate escalating conflicts in western Ethiopia, have been living among Sudanese host communities in dire conditions, says the UN refugee agency.
Amnesty International, one of the groups that had brought the legal challenge, says pushing ahead with the repatriation in defiance of the ruling is "inhumane and devastating."
Border pushbacks that deny migrants their right to apply for asylum and collective expulsions are illegal under international refugee treaties, which allow people fearing for their safety to seek protection.
The UN agency for refugees says it aims to enhance access to education and livelihoods in countries of asylum.
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