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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stands in front of pictures of MS-13 gang tattoos during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Asylum-Seeking Central American Discovered to Be MS-13 Gang Member

A migrant from Central America made a “credible fear” claim for asylum after being caught illegally crossing the border from Mexico by Border Patrol agents. During processing, the agents discovered the Honduran national is actually a member of MS-13.

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Asylum Seeker Grabs Boy, Jumps in Front of Train in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man snatched a 5-year-old boy from his family and jumped in front of an approaching train with him at a station in western Germany. The child escaped with light injuries and the assailant was unhurt.

Dutch police officers patrol the Central Station in Amsterdam on March 22, 2016 as security measures were reinforced in the wake of blasts in Brussels. Belgium's neighbours France, Germany and the Netherlands tightened border security after the attacks on Brussels airport and metro system that left at least 26 dead.

Dutch Court Convicts Asylum Seeker of Raping Woman

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An asylum seeker in the Netherlands has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping a 17-year-old woman after attempting to strangle and drown her. The rape in September led one local mayor to

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Swedish Prime Minister ‘Frustrated’ Terrorist Was Failed Asylum Seeker

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedes questioned their country’s welcoming immigration policies with pride and pain on Sunday after learning that an asylum-seeker from Uzbekistan was allegedly behind the truck rampage that killed four people, Stockholm’s deadliest extremist attack in years.

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Germany to Send Home More Rejected Asylum Seekers

BERLIN (AFP) – Germany will speed up expulsions of rejected asylum seekers under measures agreed by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet Wednesday, as controversy raged over sending people back to strife-torn Afghanistan.

An African migrant holds an Israeli flag after being released from the Holot detention center in the Negev. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Israel Grants Asylum To Gay Eritrean Man

TEL AVIV – Israel granted asylum to a gay Eritrean man on the grounds that returning to his home country – where homosexuality is illegal – would endanger his life.

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Greek Court Rules Turkish Soldiers Can Seek Asylum

A Greek court on Monday rejected the extradition of three military officers demanded by Turkey over their alleged involvement in July’s failed coup, a judicial source said.

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Germany Probes Syrian Asylum Seeker For IS Links: Report

German police are investigating an asylum-seeker on suspicion that he fought for the Islamic State group in Syria, newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported Sunday. The suspect is a Syrian national and lives in an asylum-seeker shelter in the northeast region