Nauru

Nauru abolishes appeal deal with Australia's High Court

Nauru abolishes decades-old legal agreement with Australia, removing the Pacific island's highest court of appeal.

Pacific Island of Nauru scraps link to Australian appeal court

Immigration

Trump's effect on Canada's refugee system

The influx shows no signs of abating. More than 1,500 asylum seekers walked across the border in January.

Trump's effect on Canada's refugee system

In the Field

Deportation or prison: Israel's African asylum seekers

Al Jazeera speaks to Eritreans in Israel who are facing a tough decision: deportation or imprisonment.

United States

Congo asylum seeker in US separated from child for months: ACLU

US immigration agencies have kept a Congolese asylum seeker from her daughter for nearly four months, a lawsuit alleges.

Congo asylum seeker in US separated from child for months: ACLU

Opinion

Israel is not a 'place of refuge'

Contrary to media claims, Israel is not "betraying" its history by deporting asylum seekers. It's continuing it.

Yara Hawari

by Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

France

French woman faces charges for 'aiding' asylum seekers

Martine Landry was charged with 'aiding' two Guinean asylum seekers on the French side of the France-Italy border.

French woman faces charges for 'aiding' asylum seekers

Israel

'Am I going to survive?': Israel stokes expulsion fears

Israel's plan to forcibly expel African asylum seekers has sparked anger, with protests planned worldwide on Wednesday.

Rallies against Israel's refugee removal plan expected

Libya

Continued abuse of African refugees in Libya feared

Illegal detention centres, extortion and slavery common as asylum seekers use country as jumping-off point to reach Europe.

Yemen

'A silent Muslim ban': Stuck between war and US vetting

Trump's latest iteration of the travel ban excludes those with close ties to the US but many still face years in limbo

The Yemenis trapped between war and US extreme vetting

Asylum Seekers

Somalis faced 'inhumane' abuse on US deportation flight

Lawsuit says 92 asylum seekers faced 'egregious abuse' in Senegal on December 7 on failed deportation flight from US.

Somalis faced 'inhumane' abuse on US deportation flight

Middle East

Rwanda could take 10,000 refugees from Israel: Minister

Foreign affairs minister says Rwanda is in negotiations to take in about 10,000 asylum seekers from Israel.

Rwanda could take 10,000 refugees from Israel: Minister

Asylum Seekers

Canada braced for new wave of asylum seekers from US

Thousands have crossed into Canada from the US in search of asylum this year, a trend local groups say will continue.

Canada braced for new wave of asylum seekers from US

Refugees

Humanitarian emergency at 'Australia's Guantanamo'

Protests and criticism drive up pressure on conservative government as 600 refugees hold out on Manus Island.

Humanitarian emergency at 'Australia's Guantanamo'

Asia Pacific

First refugees held on Manus Island leave for US

Hundreds of asylum seekers not part of resettlement deal ask Australian government 'what happens to those left behind'.

First refugees held on Manus Island leave for US

Opinion

Being stateless in America

"I'm not from here, I'm not from there; I don't belong anywhere."

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere