asylum seeker


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asylum seeker

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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who, from fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, social group, or political opinion, has crossed an international frontier into a country in which he or she hopes to be granted refugee status
2. (Law) a person who, from fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, social group, or political opinion, has crossed an international frontier into a country in which he or she hopes to be granted refugee status
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asylum seeker

noun refugee, exile, runaway, fugitive, escapee, émigré, displaced person an asylum seeker swam ashore in a bid to enter the country
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Last year, Newcastle City Council implemented a new standards policy for asylum seeker accommodation - which banned unrelated adults from room-sharing.
Over the next two years, $15 million will be spent to open up the Asylum Seeker VET Program to 3000 asylum seekers and for the first time, to refugees with temporary protection visas.
The second group of asylum seekers brought to Latvia is likely to get refugee status soon but there are problems with finding housing for them as they are supposed to leave the asylum seeker centre upon receiving refugee status.
huddersfieldexaminer Desperate appeal from asylum seeker charity DASH as it's down to its last PS500 Everyone, there's a huge difference between asylum seekers and economic migrants.
Cardiff was the first place in Wales to appear in the list, coming in at fifth, with one asylum seeker per 263 people living in the local authority area.
The capital was the first Welsh place to appear in the list, coming in at fifth with one asylum seeker per 263 people living in the local authority area.
WARWICK has come under fire for failing to house a single asylum seeker recently.
One Iranian asylum seeker told how he had been plagued by youths throwing eggs and prostitutes banging on his windows.
PH = perceived humanness, VD = value dehumanization, PPV = perceived procedural violation, C = contempt, A = lack of admiration, P = pity, Att(1) = attitude toward asylum seekers (0-100), Att(2) = favorability of attitude toward asylum seekers, Att(3) = positivity of attitude toward asylum seekers, Att(4) = attitude toward increasing asylum seeker arrivals, Att(5) = attitude toward asylum seeker arrivals being encouraged.
An asylum seeker is someone who has applied for asylum and is awaiting a decision on whether they will be granted refugee status How do asylum seekers end up in Liverpool?
According to a letter written by an asylum seeker and obtained by (http://www.
Naeem expressed, an asylum seeker who has spent six years in one of the Norway's refugee camp.