US top asylum-seekers’ destination in OECD in 2017: report

Paris (AFP) – The United States — facing massive controversy over immigration — received more asylum requests than any other developed nation in 2017, overtaking Germany, the OECD said in a report published Wednesday.

Asylum requests went up 26 percent in the US to 330,000, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said in its annual International Migration Outlook.