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A Man Was Denied Asylum in the U.K. Because He Couldn't Answer Questions About Greek Philosophers

The U.K.’s immigration officers have denied a Pakistani humanist’s application for asylum after he failed to adequately answer questions about Plato and Aristotle.

The man had sought protection in the U.K. 317 more words

A place to call home: Refugees find a fresh start in Corvallis, but new federal limits could bar the door for others

When the Rwandan genocide spilled over into the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1996, Andre Sungura and Binwa Masoka were among the thousands of Congolese who fled for their lives. 65 more words


Population density as a mechanism of influence

The population density,of the Netherlands is over 10 times that of the USA. Therefore: so long as European countries bears the brunt of immigration from countries that benefit from American foreign policy attention, the US population will not put pressure on the US government to stop terrorizng the world. 25 more words


Josh Dehaas: Government should provide information on fate of failed asylum seekers

After Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen released his annual immigration plan last Wednesday, Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel went on CTV to offer her reaction. The Calgary MP painted a picture of a system buckling under the weight of the more than 15,000 asylum seekers who walked into Canada to claim refugee status after the election of Donald Trump. 788 more words

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How the Privilege of Generativity Helped Me Accept My Family (Part Two)

My three-month psychiatric incarceration seemed to be aimed at discrediting me after I had leaked newspaper stories. On my way to Canada to seek asylum, I was stopped by police. 1,011 more words


RCMP questionnaire for asylum seekers targeted Muslims, asking them about head coverings, terrorist groups

OTTAWA — The emergence of an RCMP questionnaire targeting Muslim asylum seekers in Quebec sparked criticism Thursday that the Liberal government mismanaged last summer’s massive flow of migrants from the United States. 799 more words


The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa

The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa is one of the best crafted novels I have read in sometime. What is more amazing is that this is a debut novel. 904 more words

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