asylum seeker


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asylum seeker

one who seeks ASYLUM.
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PROTESTERS gathered to demonstrate outside Jomast's offices for improvements to housing conditions for asylum seekers.
The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) will refer asylum seekers and eligible refugees to do their training at Victorian TAFEs, private training providers and through the Learn Local network.
He said that now Latvia was behind the schedule because it was expected to receive about 50 asylum seekers under the EU relocation scheme already in September last year.
Every asylum seeker I have spoken to would much rather live their old lives in their old homes but are unable to because they have been bombed/attacked/starved/raped/persecuted.
Swansea was one place behind at sixth, with one per 272, while Newport came in at eighth in the list, with one asylum seeker per 302 people.
Cardiff's inclusion in the list comes just months after asylum seekers in the city were forced to wear brightly-coloured wristbands in order to get food, which was widely condemned.
Chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Committee Keith Vaz MP said: "The dispersal system appears unfair, with whole swathes of the country never receiving a single asylum seeker.
Immigration minister James Brokenshire said: "I am deeply concerned by this issue and I have commissioned Home Office officials to conduct an urgent audit of asylum seeker housing in the North East.
The authors conceded that certain categories of immigrants, such as asylum seekers, might be treated especially harshly in some social contexts, a concern that has also been voiced by other researchers, particularly in relation to the development of negative attitudes toward asylum seekers in Australia (Hartley & Pedersen, 2007; Haslam & Pedersen, 2007).
They are officially registered as asylum seekers and are asked to give a brief statement outlining why they are afraid of persecution or death.
In another revelation, a male asylum seeker told ABC that police SWAT teams are known to be brutal.
Abullah Hussaini is another asylum seeker who broke his leg while he was playing football, the night before he was deported.