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'It's a crime to be young and pretty': girls flee predatory Central America gangs

Elena Cruz and her mother, sit outside Comar in the Tapachula, seeking refugee status.

Thousands of refugees successfully sue German government over partial asylum status

More than 17,000 refugees in Germany have sued the government for not giving them full refugee status - and most have won. Since an attempted crackdown on the number of migrants coming to the country earlier this year more and more refugees are being given a qualified form of asylum called as “subsidiary protection” from the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF).

Volker Türk, Alice Edwards & Cornelis Wouters, eds., In Flight from Conflict and Violence: UNHCR's Consultations on Refugee Status and Other Forms of International Protection, Cambridge University Press, Jan. 2017

New Zealand refuses climate change refugees – mass action is now needed

New Zealand refuses climate change refugees – mass action is now needed New Zealand’s court of appeal has refused refugee status to a famil...

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New Zealand refuses climate change refugees – mass action is now needed

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South Korea: Gay couple hold first ever public same-sex wedding despite anti-gay law

Over 400 Ukrainian Military Personnel Request Refugee Status in Russia

More than 400 Ukrainian military personnel requested refugee status from Russian border guards on Monday and Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has opened a corridor for the soldiers, a spokesman for the border control agency told RIA Novosti.

Jane is incredible and talented. And UK asylum rules are forcing her to beg

By removing financial support from people seeking refugee status, the government is condemning women and children to destitution and danger

Canada Says Only 28 Americans Have Applied For Trump-Related Refugee Status

Confusion as Germany announces curbs on Syrian refugees

News from interior ministry that those fleeing civil war will not be given refugee status was promptly disputed by Merkel’s junior coalition partner