The concept of a de facto refugee who was errantly refused refugee status
recognition owing to inadequate RSD procedures poses a serious challenge to international refugee protection policy.
refuses to provide Iraqi Christians protection of any kind, such as refugee status
. Kidnappings, assassinations and church bombings have become common.
She was caught in a classic Catch-22 dilemma; she could not claim refugee status
on political grounds, merely on the basis that her life and that of her British born child was under threat.
Government policy which denies refugee status
to Chinese women fleeing their homeland to escape forced sterilisation has been successfully challenged at the Court of Appeal.
The permit does not confer refugee status
on those who have come out of sanctuary.
Germany has offered ex-Soviet bloc Jews refugee status
since 1991, when the former Soviet Union dissolved, and has actively encouraged them to move to Germany.
Now he is a Toronto attorney, with fifteen years of immigration law experience and a successful track record of gaining refugee status
for Central Americans.
Rivera applied for refugee status
three months after entering Canada in 1999.
ASYLUM seekers applying for refugee status
in the European Union (EU) will probably be divided into two classes in the future, depending on the risks they face in their home countries.
They are living in more than 2,000 households, of which half are expected to be granted refugee status
or exceptional leave to remain.
They applied for refugee status
last year in Japan, but the Justice Ministry rejected their application and kept them in detention in Ibaraki, the supporters said.
has deemed them economic migrants and thus disqualifies them from refugee status
. This is doubly ironic, since western governments widely consider Saddam to be one of the world's most oppressive leaders.