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EU countries should give asylum to Russian deserters: Charles Michel
He said granting asylum to Russian deserters is “a valuable idea that should be pursued".
US man wanted over Capitol riots is 'granted asylum in Belarus'
Evan Neumann fled the United States last year after being charged for his role in the storming of the Capitol building.
Brussels will apply a never-used EU law to host Ukrainian refugees
The 2001 EU directive will allow member states to grant temporary protection to those fleeing the war in Ukraine.
LGBTI asylum seekers 'facing double discrimination' across Europe
The report also warned that 2021 has seen a rise in official anti-LGBTI rhetoric that has fuelled a wave of hate crime in every country in Europe.
Brussels accused of 'weakening asylum rights' to manage Belarus crisis
The European Commission is facing backlash after it proposed to give Poland, Latvia and Lithuania more flexibility to process asylum applications.
Poland can and must follow EU migration norms | View
While the EU takes a hard stance against Belarus, Poland must also face up to its responsibilities toward vulnerable asylum seekers, say the Open Society Initiative for Europe's Magdalena Majkowska-Tomkin and Manos Moschopoulos
US man wanted over US Capitol storming seeks asylum in Belarus
An American man wanted over his role in the storming of the US Capitol has crossed the Belarusian border illegally and is reportedly seeking asylum.
UN chief 'asked EU states to take in more than 40,000 Afghan refugees'
It came as the European Commission hosted a high-level forum about the resettlement of Afghan refugees.
It's Afghans in need of protection, not the EU's borders | View
"Instead of erecting barbed-wired fences and walls, European politicians should show true leadership and acknowledge that it is the men, women, and children of Afghanistan – not Europe’s external borders – that need protection," writes Danish Refugee Council's Charlotte Slente.
EU must resettle Afghan refugees to manage migration crisis | View
After a rushed pull-out from Afghanistan, and with future evacuations unlikely to happen, EU countries should prioritise opening up safe and legal ways for Afghans to find protection in Europe. Increasing refugee resettlement would be a true sign of international solidarity.
Rare impeachment trial in Denmark involving ex-immigration minister
Denmark's impeachment court is convening for the first time in 26 years.
Afghan asylum seekers in Pakistan sleep rough on the streets
Escaping the Taliban is one thing, but once across the border, a different challenge awaits.
Afghans in Belgium hope Taliban takeover will help their asylum cause
Euronews meets with Afghans living in Brussels. While some have obtained citizenship, others are undocumented and now hope that the situation in Afghanistan will force authorities to reconsider their asylum claims.
Could the EU use an old, obscure law to manage a new refugee influx?
Yes, but whether it would get any support in European capitals is another matter.
Stricter migration rules take effect in Sweden
The new rules see refugees given temporary rather than permanent residency in Sweden as a rule of thumb, while new arrivals must wait at least three years before they can apply to stay permanently in the country.
Migrant deaths on sea routes to Europe more than double, says UN
Restrictions on humanitarian vessels combined with the absence of government-led search and rescue operations were among the main factors behind the spike, according to the International Organisation for Migration.
Europe saw record low numbers of refugees seeking asylum last year
The report released by the European Asylum Support Office noted that the pandemic played a major role in less people seeking refuge.
Millions driven from homes in 2020 despite COVID crisis, says UN
Filippo Grandi, the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, said conflict and the impact of climate change were among the leading sources of new movements of refugees and internally displaced people in 2020.
Danish bid to outsource asylum is irresponsible and dangerous | View
"Denmark’s new law is not only unsympathetic and irresponsible but inherently dangerous to global structures of asylum cooperation"
'Shameful abdication': Denmark slammed over plan to outsource asylum
Denmark passes law to open asylum centres outside of Europe for migrant applicants.
Greece extends COVID-19 vaccination campaign to migrants camps
Athens has faced criticism for not including asylum-seekers earlier in its vaccination campaign.
France slammed for deporting refugee to Russia despite risk of torture
Human rights groups say the deportation of Magomed Gadaev is linked to rising stigma against Chechens in France since the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty last year.
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Migrants protesting in Paris call for safe housing
Migrants in Paris held a protest last night at the heart of the French capital - calling on the government to provide more stable housing while they wait for their applications to be processed.
UK asylum overhaul seeks to restrict Channel migrants' claim rights
Home Secretary Priti Patel's plan to make it harder for people entering the UK by unauthorised routes to claim asylum has been branded 'inhumane' by the Red Cross.
Guatemala: US ending accord that sent asylum seekers back
Biden’s team had earlier said he would work quickly to undo the policy instituted by former president Donald Trump that became known as “deportation with a layover.”
Tension grows in Austria over the deportation of three young girls
The governing coalition is being criticised for expelling children who are considered to be "well-integrated", including a 12-year-old girl born in Austria.