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Judge blocks crackdown on asylum seekers

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Monday ordered the U.S. government to immediately release or grant hearings to more than 1,000 asylum seekers who have been jailed for months or years without individualized case reviews, dealing a blow to ...

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UB Law researcher questions asylum decisions

Stephen Paskey, a researcher and lecturer at the University at Buffalo School of Law has been recognized for his scholarly article on what he considers flaws in the procedure for determining whether to grant asylum requests to refugees. Paskey has ...

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Senate pushes sanctions on nations aiding Snowden

WASHINGTON — U.S. sanctions against any country offering asylum to Edward Snowden advanced in Congress on Wednesday as the 30-year-old National Security Agency leaker remained in a Moscow airport while Russia weighed a request for him to stay permanently. The ...

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