Snowden calls on France's Macron to grant him asylum
Monday, September 16, 2019, 8:15 PM
Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programs, is calling on French-President Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum. Snowden, now living in Russia to avoid prosecution in the United States, stressed in an-interview-broadcast on France's Inter radio that "protecting whistleblowers is not a hostile act" and that he feels entitled to get protected status in France.
More Than 20,000 Indians Have Sought Political Asylum In US Since 2014
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 5:17 PM
More than 20,000 Indian nationals, mostly men, have sought asylum in the US since 2014, according to latest figures. Till July, a maximum number of 7,214-Indian nationals had applied for asylum in the US. Of these only 296 were women, according to the information provided by the US-Department of Homeland Security to the NAPA. California-based NAPA, has been working among illegal immigrants from Punjab.
Illegal immigrants will be apprehended & not released: Trump
Friday, November 2, 2018, 9:35 AM
President Trump has said illegal immigrants trying to enter the US would now be apprehended at border and, unlike the current practice, would no-longer be released. Announcing a significant change in current catch-and-release policy for illegal-immigrants, Trump said they would be released only after a US court pronounces its judgement on their asylum application. If negative, they would be deported to their original country.