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Advocates Perplexed By U.S. Response To Central American Migrants

Refugee advocates said on Thursday the Obama administration is sending mixed signals to Central American migrants by deporting families who have fled to the United States while increasing resources in the crime-ridden region for asylum seekers.

January 14, 2016

Christian Syrians Are Seeking Asylum

When Syrians showed up at a Texas border crossing twice in one week last month amid the national debate about screening Syrian refugees, some immigration officials and lawmakers became alarmed, afraid they might be Muslim terrorists

December 8, 2015
Syrian migrants sit in a bus to register in a camp after they crossed the Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary August 25, 2015. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

‘The Wave Has Reached Us:’ EU Gropes For Answers To Migrant Surge

Migrants are a huge issue in many, many countries.

August 26, 2015

As End Of Russia Visa Approaches, Edward Snowden Seeks Extension

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times Fugitive national security contractor Edward Snowden has filed the paperwork to extend his refuge in Russia as the July 31 expiration of his asylum grant approaches, his lawyer told Russian media on Wednesday. Snowden has indicated in interviews during his yearlong stay in Russia that he would like […]

July 9, 2014

Co-Pilot Of Ethiopian Airliner Hijacks His Own Plane

GENEVA — A co-pilot of Ethiopian Airlines hijacked his own plane with some 200 people on board and diverted it to Geneva on Monday, as the Swiss air force remained on the ground due to budget constrictions. When flight number ET 702 landed at Geneva airport instead of its planned destination at Rome’s Fiumicino airport, […]

February 17, 2014