MEADOWS PLACE, Texas (AP) — A group of Southeast Texas mayors say they support a proposed bill that would give local communities time to assess any federal request to house unaccompanied children who have illegally crossed into the U.S. 112 more words
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“The Federal Court of Canada has rejected the refugee claim of a Hungarian man of Roma background by dismissing the portrayal of sweeping, generalized persecution against the Roma in his homeland.” 16 more words
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NEW YORK — As a gay man in Togo, where homosexuality is punishable by up to three years in prison, Rodrigue (who asked that his last name be withheld because of concerns for his family’s safety) felt in danger.
“European Agency Reports Surge in Illegal Migration, Fulling a Debate,” by Alan Cowell and Dan Bilfesky for the New York Times:
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Even as its leaders grapple with populist demands for curbs on migrants, Europe is facing a surge of asylum seekers risking their lives to escape war and poverty in Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere, according to new assessments on Friday.