asylee


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a·sy·lee

 (ə-sī′lē′)
n.
A person who has been granted political asylum.
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asylee

(əˌsaɪˈliː)
n
a person who is granted asylum
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When deciding asylum cases, immigration judges are supposed to impartially * weigh the evidence presented by the asylee and the Department of Homeland Security.
"We have a long history of being one of the most welcoming nations in the world on a lot of bases, whether you be an asylee, whether you be coming here to join your family or immigrating yourself."
"Ecuador is committing a flagrant violation of the most basic norms of the institution of asylum by handing over all the asylee's personal belongings indiscriminately to the country that he was being protected from -- the United States," one of Assange's lawyers, Aitor Martinez, said in a statement Monday.
(94) Nothing in the statute, regulations, or agency policy prevents the use of expedited removal on persons with histories of prior residence in the United States, with cognizable claims to permanent residence, or even with immigration status that is other than lawful permanent residence or asylee status (such as a nonimmigrant visa or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)).
If the asylum officer grants his case, he is an "asylee." If the asylum officer denies his case, the applicant is sent to immigration court and his case is decided upon in a "defensive," "adversarial" manner, with a government lawyer arguing against him and an immigration judge deciding on his case.
During the appeal on October 23, 2013, the BIA ordered a remand in order for the IJ to figure out if Sopo's asylee status needed to be discontinued.
Plenty of countries have independent officials in the executive branch deciding who is and isn't a refugee or an asylee. At its core, this is what the United States does, too.
(97) Despite having three forms of protection, asylum is the most desirable as individuals granted asylum may apply for permanent residency one year after they receive asylum status and may apply for immediate family members once they receive asylee status.
Mudar Zahran, a leader of the Jordanian Opposition Coalition and asylee currently living in the United Kingdom.
An asylee can file for adjustment of status and receive a permanent residency in the United States after holding asylum status for a year.
After fleeing the country and spending nearly a decade in the United States as a political asylee, his uncle returned to Iraq."When my uncle came back in 2003, he told me all about America, and he supported my plan to work with the U.S.
(3) While Darling shares Giorgio Agamben's opposition to the biopolitics that incessantly distinguish (proto-)citizen from rejected "fake" asylee, bios from zoos, he notes the necessity of citizen groups that defend and sponsor asylum-seekers.