Tag: asylum seeker

Denmark in Talks With Rwanda on Transfer of Asylum-Seekers

COPENHAGEN—Denmark is in talks with Rwanda about setting up a new procedure for transferring asylum seekers to the East African nation, mirroring a similar move by Britain announced last week. A deal with Rwanda would make Denmark the first European Union member to effectively bypass the bloc’s fragmented migration and asylum system. “Our dialogue with…


Biloela Family to Live in Perth

A Tamil family from Biloela that has been on Christmas Island for two years will be reunited on the Australian mainland. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has decided to allow the Sri Lankan family to reside in the Perth community. “In making this determination, I am balancing the government’s ongoing commitment to strong border protection policies…


Sudanese Man Kills French Immigration Official After Asylum Bid Rejected

PARIS—A Sudanese asylum seeker stabbed and killed an employee at a migrant center in the southern French city of Pau on Friday after his request for political asylum was rejected, authorities said. The killer had no terrorist motives, the Pau prosecutor said on Saturday. Prosecutor Cecile Gensac said that the assailant was not on a…