Asylum Seekers

Highlights: Egypt adopts effective policies in dealing with refugees, migrants

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 03:10 GMT

In conjunction with the celebration of World Refugee Day a few days ago, the Egyptian state adopted successful and effective policies and vision in dealing with the refugee issue, in light of its keenness to abide by international conventions.

UNHCR representative in Cairo hails Egypt’s allowance to refugee children to join public schools

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 09:26 GMT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR] Representative in Egypt Pablo Mateu lauded the Egyptian government's granting refugee children from Syria, Sudan, Yemen, and South Sudan the right to join the public schools similar with the Egyptian children.

Surge at U.S. border pushes some evangelicals to help asylum seekers

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 12:04 GMT

Members of an Arizona evangelical church are for the first time taking Central American asylum seekers into their homes.

U.N. urges Australia to take responsibility for refugees

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 02:11 GMT

The United Nations called on Australia on Tuesday to take responsibility for around 800 refugees

Germany registers fewer asylum seekers, on track for annual cap

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 06:24 GMT

The number of asylum seekers registered in Germany is unlikely to soar above the cap agreed by Merkel and her Bavarian allies last weekend, data showed on Wednesday.

Asylum seekers to Canada from U.S. tripled in July -Canada's govt

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 04:06 GMT

The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada more than tripled last month, according to Canadian government data.

Venezuelan asylum seekers in Mexico surge as crisis deepens

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 - 02:13 GMT

Venezuela's deepening political and economic crisis has provoked a surge of asylum seekers to Mexico this year

Canadian Embassy warns of inaccurate info on refugee policy

Sun, 14 May 2017 - 08:02 GMT

The Embassy of Canada in Egypt has recently warned against the presence and circulation of fake and inaccurate information.

Canada to expedite Egyptian refugees’ hearings by June 1

Sat, 13 May 2017 - 07:56 GMT

Asylum seekers to Canada from Afghanistan, Burundi, Egypt and Yemen will be processed without hearing sessions under certain circumstances.