Tag: Political refugees

African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

HERZLIYA, Israel — Even as he faces a potential deportation from Israel, 30-year-old Eritrean asylum seeker Johny Goytiom Kafl brims with satisfaction as he...
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PIERRE, S.D. — A state Senate panel has rejected a bill aiming to suspend refugee resettlement into South Dakota from countries on "any federal...
AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel

KAMPALA, Uganda — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not return to Eritrea, a country he...
AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel

KAMPALA, Uganda — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not dare return to his native Eritrea,...
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PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota would suspend refugee resettlements from countries on "any federal travel ban list" under a measure awaiting a legislative hearing...
The Latest: Greece jails Palestinian over migrant smuggling

BRUSSELS — The Latest on migrant issues in Europe (all times local): ...
Myanmar to resettle 6,000 stranded Rohingya refugees

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Myanmar agreed with Bangladesh on Tuesday to resettle more than 6,000 Rohingya Muslims who have been stranded in a no man's...
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BERLIN — Prosecutors in southwest Germany say a man who attacked and wounded three migrants with a knife apparently acted because he was angry...
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CANBERRA, Australia — Australia continued to work effectively with Cambodia, an Australian minister said on Wednesday after news that a murdered Cambodian political activist's...
Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

WASHINGTON — Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped...

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