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LAA guidance on refugee family reunion cases

Six weeks after the High Court ruled that it was in scope of LASPO, the LAA has finally issued some guidance for practitioners.

Immigration contract holders can open matter starts for this work – and will be paid for it even if the MoJ appeal is successful. 34 more words


Italy's disappearing migrants

After arriving in massive numbers, most of the migrants from Syria and Eritrea abscond from refugee centres.
Catania, Italy - They’ve been coming here for years, by the ship-full, risking perilous Mediterranean waters in crafts that are seldom seaworthy or suited for the number of people packed onto them. 138 more words

Advocate General Sharpston: Charter Constrains “Verifying” Asylum Claimants’ Sexual Orientation

In her recent Opinion in Joined Cases C-148/13, C149/13 and C-150/13, A, B and C, AG Sharpston agreed with the view that “an individual’s sexual orientation is a complex matter, entwined inseparably with his identity, that falls within the private sphere of his life.” She observed that homosexuality is not considered a medical or psychological condition in the European Union (EU) and no medical test exists to determine sexual orientation. 1,915 more words

Article 8

The Real Reason Arturo Could not be Moved to Canada

Losing a loved one at twenty six is a lot to handle, particularly from cancer and after battling depression for two years, Arturo decided to begin his search for happiness. 628 more words


Donate to Jesuit Refugee Service when you shop at Amazon

When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon will make a donation to Jesuit Refugee Service/USA in the form of a small percentage of your purchase.

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ACLU insight into the Central American immigrant wave

At last count, over 57,000 Central American children have come to the United States since the start of the year, according to USA Today. That number is expected to grow to over 90,000 by the time the year is out. 127 more words

Hofstra's Morning Wake Up Call

Spirit of the Pink Room (2014)

Seaside Asylum — Waterford, Connecticut

Dear God in heaven…don’t leave me in here…

Nikon D80 with a lot of post-processing effect (it was very dark in here with the exception of the small spot of light hitting the wall). 38 more words