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    These articles which are of significant importance dictate that the circumstances under which a person is granted asylum is under the discretion of the state granting it. Furthermore, it states that the urgency of the situation under which asylum is granted and the provisions under which a person is to be considered “persecuted” are also at the discretion of the state granting asylum. Therefore, Ecuador argues that its decisions cannot be questioned or disputed under the provisions that have been mentioned. This has ultimately deemed Assange to be a part of Ecuadorian sovereignty that is immune from prosecution or arrest due to his diplomatic status and location in the Ecuadorian…

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    ASYLUM SEEKERS REPORT SAMPLE RESPONSE LIVES HANG IN THE BALANCE Earlier this year the Australian Government had struck a deal with Malaysia to exchange 800 asylum seekers in exchange for 4000 already processed refugees. This was in an effort to break the people smugglers ‘business model’. Mr Bowen, Minister for Immigration, and his department was set to send the first group of asylum seekers to Malaysia in early August. The group of asylum seekers chosen to be sent included children and there…

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    An asylum seeker is defined as someone seeking protection whose claims for refugee status has either not yet had their application assessed or rejected. Asylum seekers arrive by boat or plane. The government will assess an asylum seekers’ claims and if they are found to be ‘true refugees’ they are granted the approval of a Temporary Protection Visa (TPV). Asylum seekers who arrive “illegally” by boat in Australia are detained in detention centres, where they are detained (without charge and…

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    In 2004, Canada and the United States implemented the Safe Third Country Agreement – a bilateral agreement modeled after the (then) Dublin Convention of the European Union (Macklin, 2005; Arbel, 2013). As a vital bilateral agreement between Canada and the United States, has the Safe Third Country Agreement caused more harmful implications surrounding refugee claimants than beneficial? Indeed, the Safe Third Country Agreement has caused adverse implications for refugee claimants, as a multitude…

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    Osama On Refugees

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    Osama: I will sue the Hungarian Camerawoman, because of her I lost my chances to seek Asylum in Germany. “It wasn’t an easy trip" With these words began Osama, 52, his speech to the "Huffington Post Arabic," pointing out that what has increased the difficulty of his journey, “[the] foot trip made by the Hungarian Camerawoman [Petra László] in an attempt to stop me and my child Zaid from fleeing the [Hungarian] border police, she got us to the ground [and we were arrested] and that was the…

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    Asylum Seekers Case Study

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    On the 31st of August, the high court made its landmark decision, ruling that the federal government’s plan to send asylum seekers to Malaysia was unlawful. There was a case about two plaintiffs who are citizens of Afghanistan, against the minister of immigration. The second plaintiff was only the age of 16. The plaintiffs arrived on Christmas Island on the 4th of August 2011, in a boat that had sailed to Australia from Indonesia. They both claim to have a deep fear of persecution in…

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    In Turkey, people who have become refugees as a result of a drastic event occurring in Europe are granted refugee status. In this case, Syrians who have fled their home country because of the harsh conditions are not being recognized as refugees. Instead, they are being labeled as just guests. There are laws in place in order for immigrants to grant legal status in another country. In order to become a refugee, the immigrant needs to apply for this status and go through legal proceedings to…

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    Eassy On Refugees

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    The refugee crisis has sparked an outburst in society. 2014-2015 has seen the worst refugee crisis since WWII, with 19.5 million refugees seeking asylum. Many citizens are debating whether to allow refugees within United States borders. Over one-third of all refugee arrivals, or 24,579, came from the Near East in 2015—a region that includes Iraq, Iran, Bhutan, and Afghanistan (American Immigration Council, para.4). In a study, 59% of Americans said the U.S. is at war with radical Islam, and 5…

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    Essay On Asylum Seekers

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    Australia wishes to be considered as being one of the most civilized nations in the world, therefore, when some of the people at the shores are crying for help, they are taken into consideration and offered help in terms of security, food and place to stay. For many years, the asylum seekers in Australia have been treated badly even worse compared to an animal and further, animals have better rights compared to the rights revolving around the refugees (Burnside & Reynolds, 2014, p. 1).…

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    COM111 – Task 3 The booklet “Girt by Sea” was written by Mungo McCullum speaks upon the refugees entering Australia and the battle between the politics. From my personal view, I feel refugees have the right to come to Australia to seek safety. Throughout the sections "The Boat People of 1881”, The Abuse of Innocence","Wongs, Whites and Reffos" and "The Big Lie”, Mungo McCullum uses strong points and persuasive techniques to shift the views of his readers. I feel Mungo uses strong points and…

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