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Supreme Court justices rule for Trump administration in deportation case

Jun 25, 2020
The high court ruled that the administration can deport some people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge.
The Supreme Court ruled recently that states can prosecute crimes allegedly committed by non-Natives on tribal land.
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Canada grapples with refugee influx from U.S.

Nov 28, 2018
Refugees seeking asylum are leaving the U.S. for Canada, where authorities scramble to house them.
Beds in an emergency respite opened in Toronto in mid-November to relieve pressure on its stressed shelter system.
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Asylum seekers face a backlog

Dec 1, 2015
The wait for an interview often exceeds a year.

Unpacking the U.S. refugee price tag

Sep 21, 2015
The resettlement spending begins long before refugees reach the U.S.

Austria and Germany allowing refugees and migrants in

Sep 7, 2015
Austria said it planned to end emergency measures, such as random border checks, that have left thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary.

Migrants vs. refugees, in economic terms

Sep 2, 2015
It's 'the difference between push and pull.'

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Russian native finds asylum in Los Angeles

Jul 24, 2015
In the past few years, Russia has instituted new anti-gay laws.