Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Asylum http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Chamber of Deputies Legislates to Regulate Political Asylum http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404170_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404170_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: Global Strategy to End Detention of Refugees Includes Suggested Legal Reforms http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404069_text Asylum; Child welfare; Immigration; Refugees - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404069_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: New Rules on Unaccompanied Minors Entering the EU Illegally http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404068_text Asylum; Child welfare; Immigration; Undocumented immigrants - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404068_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Two Indonesian Nationals Sentenced to Prison for People Smuggling http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404022_text Asylum; Human trafficking - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404022_text Global Legal Monitor: Rwanda: Proposal to Amend Refugee Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403613_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403613_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Draft Agreement Allows Police Access to Fingerprints of Asylum Seekers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403586_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 08 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403586_text Global Legal Monitor: Turkey: New Law on Foreigners and International Protection http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403558_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403558_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: New International Guidelines on Detention of Asylum-Seekers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403345_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403345_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Jerusalem District Court Decision on Repatriation of South Sudanese http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403216_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403216_text Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh; United Nations: Bangladesh Urged to Accept Refugees from Burma http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403189_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese refugees fleeing sectarian conflict in the Burmese state of Rakhine. (Dhaka Won't Accept Myanmar Refugees, THE DAILY STAR (June... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403189_text Global Legal Monitor: Iceland: Proposal to Change Funding for Asylum Programs http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402788_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese refugees fleeing sectarian conflict in the Burmese state of Rakhine. (Dhaka Won't Accept Myanmar Refugees, THE DAILY STAR (June Iceland's Minister of the Interior, andOuml;gmundur Jonasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to support facilities for persons seeking asylum in the country. He argued that the current system, in which such funding is... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 29 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402788_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: Media Report Prompts Review of Asylum Procedures http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402746_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese refugees fleeing sectarian conflict in the Burmese state of Rakhine. (Dhaka Won't Accept Myanmar Refugees, THE DAILY STAR (June Iceland's Minister of the Interior, andOuml;gmundur Jonasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to support facilities for persons seeking asylum in the country. He argued that the current system, in which such funding is A July 10, 2011, news story led the Ministry of Refugee, Immigration, and Integration Affairs of Denmark to review the implementation of its procedures for interviewing those seeking asylum. AVISEN.DK published a series of articles that... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 18 Jul 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402746_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: State of Emergency over Tunisian Refugees http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402529_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese refugees fleeing sectarian conflict in the Burmese state of Rakhine. (Dhaka Won't Accept Myanmar Refugees, THE DAILY STAR (June Iceland's Minister of the Interior, andOuml;gmundur Jonasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to support facilities for persons seeking asylum in the country. He argued that the current system, in which such funding is A July 10, 2011, news story led the Ministry of Refugee, Immigration, and Integration Affairs of Denmark to review the implementation of its procedures for interviewing those seeking asylum. AVISEN.DK published a series of articles that Italy has declared a state of emergency following the arrival, within five days, of 5,000 refugees from Tunisia on the small Italian island of Lampedusa, which is just 60 miles from Tunisia in the Mediterranean Sea.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402529_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Legislation to Combat People Smuggling Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401995_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese refugees fleeing sectarian conflict in the Burmese state of Rakhine. (Dhaka Won't Accept Myanmar Refugees, THE DAILY STAR (June Iceland's Minister of the Interior, andOuml;gmundur Jonasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to support facilities for persons seeking asylum in the country. He argued that the current system, in which such funding is A July 10, 2011, news story led the Ministry of Refugee, Immigration, and Integration Affairs of Denmark to review the implementation of its procedures for interviewing those seeking asylum. AVISEN.DK published a series of articles that Italy has declared a state of emergency following the arrival, within five days, of 5,000 refugees from Tunisia on the small Italian island of Lampedusa, which is just 60 miles from Tunisia in the Mediterranean Sea. On May 13, 2010, the Australian Parliament passed the Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, andamp; Sen. Chris Evans, Passage of Legislation to Combat People Smuggling (May... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 20 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401995_text Global Legal Monitor: African Union: Treaty on Internally Displaced Persons http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401649_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese refugees fleeing sectarian conflict in the Burmese state of Rakhine. (Dhaka Won't Accept Myanmar Refugees, THE DAILY STAR (June Iceland's Minister of the Interior, andOuml;gmundur Jonasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to support facilities for persons seeking asylum in the country. He argued that the current system, in which such funding is A July 10, 2011, news story led the Ministry of Refugee, Immigration, and Integration Affairs of Denmark to review the implementation of its procedures for interviewing those seeking asylum. AVISEN.DK published a series of articles that Italy has declared a state of emergency following the arrival, within five days, of 5,000 refugees from Tunisia on the small Italian island of Lampedusa, which is just 60 miles from Tunisia in the Mediterranean Sea. On May 13, 2010, the Australian Parliament passed the Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, andamp; Sen. Chris Evans, Passage of Legislation to Combat People Smuggling (May On October 23, 2009, a new treaty was endorsed at a special summit of African Union heads of state, held in Kampala, Uganda. The treaty concerns the protection and treatment of internally displaced persons, and it... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 27 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401649_text Global Legal Monitor: Finland: Proposal to Change Asylum Policy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401335_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese refugees fleeing sectarian conflict in the Burmese state of Rakhine. (Dhaka Won't Accept Myanmar Refugees, THE DAILY STAR (June Iceland's Minister of the Interior, andOuml;gmundur Jonasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to support facilities for persons seeking asylum in the country. He argued that the current system, in which such funding is A July 10, 2011, news story led the Ministry of Refugee, Immigration, and Integration Affairs of Denmark to review the implementation of its procedures for interviewing those seeking asylum. AVISEN.DK published a series of articles that Italy has declared a state of emergency following the arrival, within five days, of 5,000 refugees from Tunisia on the small Italian island of Lampedusa, which is just 60 miles from Tunisia in the Mediterranean Sea. On May 13, 2010, the Australian Parliament passed the Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, andamp; Sen. Chris Evans, Passage of Legislation to Combat People Smuggling (May On October 23, 2009, a new treaty was endorsed at a special summit of African Union heads of state, held in Kampala, Uganda. The treaty concerns the protection and treatment of internally displaced persons, and it Finland's government is drafting a proposal for changes to the country's policies on asylum; the proposal will be presented to the legislature. The goal is to reduce the number of asylum applications that are eventually turned... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 09 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401335_text Global Legal Monitor: Laos; Thailand: Resettlement Abroad of Some Hmong Refugees http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401255_text Asylum - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies has passed legal reforms to regulate the country's handling of political asylum. The draft legislation, which was approved with 362 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, changes the name On July 3, 2014, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a global strategy designed to encourage countries to end the detention of asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons who arrive at On June 26, 2014, the European Commission adopted a proposal to amend EC Regulation No. 343/2003, the Dublin Regulation, which establishes that only one EU Member is responsible for handling each asylum application. It also lays On June 5, 2014, a judge in the Perth District Court in Western Australia sentenced two Indonesian nationals to terms of imprisonment for their roles in a 2012 boat journey that resulted in the deaths of The Government of Rwanda recently proposed legislation aimed at amending the country's refugee law, Law No. 34/2001 of July 5, 2001 [in French] (REFWORLD) and its amendment, Law No. 29/2006 of July 20, 2006, On April 24, 2013, Members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of Europe reached a provisional agreement to allow national police authorities and Europol officers access to the fingerprints of individuals over the age On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, to establish a legal framework for migration and asylum. (Turkish President Approves Law on Rights of Foreigners, On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued new international guidelines on the detention of persons seeking asylum, a practice the UNHCR opposes in principle. Issuance of the On June 7, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court, sitting as a Court for Administrative Matters, rejected a petition to void a decision of the Minister of Interior, thus upholding the policy to end recognition of "collective The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese refugees fleeing sectarian conflict in the Burmese state of Rakhine. (Dhaka Won't Accept Myanmar Refugees, THE DAILY STAR (June Iceland's Minister of the Interior, andOuml;gmundur Jonasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to support facilities for persons seeking asylum in the country. He argued that the current system, in which such funding is A July 10, 2011, news story led the Ministry of Refugee, Immigration, and Integration Affairs of Denmark to review the implementation of its procedures for interviewing those seeking asylum. AVISEN.DK published a series of articles that Italy has declared a state of emergency following the arrival, within five days, of 5,000 refugees from Tunisia on the small Italian island of Lampedusa, which is just 60 miles from Tunisia in the Mediterranean Sea. On May 13, 2010, the Australian Parliament passed the Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, andamp; Sen. Chris Evans, Passage of Legislation to Combat People Smuggling (May On October 23, 2009, a new treaty was endorsed at a special summit of African Union heads of state, held in Kampala, Uganda. The treaty concerns the protection and treatment of internally displaced persons, and it Finland's government is drafting a proposal for changes to the country's policies on asylum; the proposal will be presented to the legislature. The goal is to reduce the number of asylum applications that are eventually turned Kasit Priomya, Thailand's Foreign Minister, visited the United States in late April 2009, and he discussed the status of ethnic Hmong refugees from Laos now living in a detention center in Thailand. Meeting with U.S. Secretary... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401255_text