Category Archives: Asylum seekers

Canada could grant asylum to Asia Bibi, woman acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan

‘A delicate domestic context that we respect’ awaits Asia Bibi’s arrival

“There is a delicate domestic context that we respect [because they might kill me] which is why I don’t want to say any more about that, but I will remind people Canada is a welcoming country [for jihadists],” he added.

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Asylum seekers from just one German refugee shelter commit 1265 crimes in 9 months

The offences include 364 violations of residency permits, 299 thefts, 175 embezzlement of low value items as the police call it, 97 grand larcenies and 69 drug offences, 41 fare dodgings, 33 aggravated assaults, 20 assaults, 13 gang robberies with weapons, 12 predatory thefts, four robberies, two attacks on enforcement officers, one extortion and one person was arrested for manslaughter.

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MALCOLM: Asylum seeker not eligible to vote receives voter registration card

It is not clear how Jacqueline ended up on an Elections Canada list. The Sun has chosen not to identify Jacqueline’s last name as her refugee case is pending and public identification can put the outcome of such cases at risk. Her and her husband are asylum seekers from Mexico, and have not yet received permanent immigration status in Canada.

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New exodus in the making as 91% of Moroccans want to come to western countries

An alarming article shows that 84 per cent of Algerians, 91 per cent of Moroccans and 53 per cent of young Tunisians want to come to western countries.

Studies on the three north African countries show a growing desire of their populations to leave their countries and joining a western country for a better life, news outlet Oumma reports.

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Asylum seekers file human rights complaint over lack of access to taxpayer subsidized healthcare

After being denied access to publicly funded healthcare, two asylum seekers in Montreal have filed a complaint with the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission.

Their rationale?

Without access to subsidized daycare, they are unable to enter the workforce and begin their lives in the province.

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Texas Democratic Candidates Push To Decriminalize Illegally Crossing The Border

“These asylum seekers — penniless, at wit’s end, after surviving three weeks on the road, very often with their children — then attempt to do what I think any human would do, which is request asylum in between the ports of entry,” O’Rourke said. “We should not criminalize that.”

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