Tag: Asylum

Escaping a Homophobic War in Colombia

NEW YORK—José Miguel Cañón was walking home one night in the 20 de Julio neighborhood of Bogotá, Colombia, when a motorcycle with two men stopped next to him. One man […] Read More >

WikiLeaks Founder Awaits Ecuador’s Decision on Asylum

Top Story — With the Ecuadorean government due to respond Thursday to his asylum request, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must remain in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London as police line up outside to […] Read More >

Guatemalan Women May Become Special Asylum Group

NEW YORK — In a few weeks, female Guatemalan asylum seekers might know whether their applications hold better odds. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that a […] Read More >