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Ensure safety and efficient resettlement of Afghan refugees and asylum seekers, urges US to Pakistan

The US government has asked Pakistan to ensure safety and efficient resettlement of Afghan refugees and asylum seekers.

UN agencies begin registering asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

New York: UN  agencies have begun preparing individuals and families at the Matamoros informal camp, near the United States-Mexico border, for entry into the US, following the termination of a policy that forced asylum seekers to wait for immigration hearings in Mexico.

Asylum seekers subject to systematic pushbacks at Europe’s borders, says UNHCR

New York: UN refugee agency, UNHCR, called on Thursday for an end to “systematic” expulsions and pushbacks of refugees and asylum-seekers at Europe’s land and sea borders.

Athens urged to fast track asylum seekers amid island shelters crisis – UNHCR

New York: A spike in the number of refugees reaching Greek island reception centres is likely to worsen the situation in already “dangerously overcrowded” facilities there, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.

Asylum seekers in Sri Lanka fear for their safety, in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks

New York, June 1 (IBNS): Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in the immediate aftermath, there were reports of refugees being targeted and forced from their homes by angry mobs threatening reprisals for the Easter Sunday attacks which targeted Christian churches, as well as upscale hotels.

Canadian MPs set to hold emergency meeting over asylum seekers

Ottawa, July 16 (IBNS): The House of Commons Citizenship and Immigration Committee will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss asylum seekers, who are crossing the US border and entering into Canada, media reports said.

Canada announces new measures to deal asylum seekers, launches outreach mission in Nigeria

Ottawa, May 8 (IBNS): Canada has announced new measures to deal the influx of asylum seekers, who are crossing the US borders to enter Canada, media reports said.

Canada makes announcements of new measures to deal with asylum seekers

Ottawa, May 7 (IBNS): The Canadian government has announced new measures to deal with the asylum seekers, media reports said on Monday.

Australia-bound asylum seekers left mentally scarred by years of detention on Pacific islands, warns UN refugee official

New York, Apr 5 (JEN): A senior United Nations refugee agency official warned on Wednesday about the “shocking” effects of long-term detention on Australia-bound asylum seekers who are being held on remote Pacific islands.

Justin Trudeau defends his government's response to immigration issue

Ottawa, Aug 24 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his government's act and response to the influx of thousands of asylum seekers across borders, media reports said.