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Saudi woman seeking asylum gets Twitter to help stop the deportation

She says if she is released back to her family they will kill her.

On Jan 7, 2019 by Alex Dalbey

A caravan of Central American migrants standing along and sitting on the U.S.-Mexico border wall in San Diego.

Central American migrants seeking asylum turned away at U.S. border

About half of the caravan's migrants are children.

On Apr 30, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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The real reason why Germany is closing its border to Syrian refugees

Border politics aren't all they seem.

On Sep 17, 2015 by Sinthujan Varatharajah

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The 5 worst war movies on Netflix

OK, one of them is actually good.

On May 25, 2015 by Joey Keeton

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With deadline looming, Snowden requests asylum extension in Russia

It appears National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is in no rush to leave Russia.

On Jul 9, 2014 by Fran Berkman

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State of Washington files lawsuit against Kickstarter scammer

The missing "Asylum" card deck could cost Eric Nash more than he made off it.

On May 4, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Glenn Greenwald asks Brazil to give Snowden asylum

Life in Russia apparently isn't all borscht and vodka.

On Oct 10, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Edward Snowden has left the building

After spending more than a month stranded in Moscow’s airport, Edward Snowden was granted safe passage into Russia.

On Aug 1, 2013 by Joe Kloc

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Snowden is 1 step closer to asylum in Russia

Four days after Edward Snowden announced he would apply for temporary asylum in Russia, Moscow finally has his application.

On Jul 16, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Can this “patriot” hacker derail Snowden’s asylum plans?

A hacker known as the Jester threatened to leak documents that would implicate some of Venezuela's government officials in the illegal drug trade.

On Jul 10, 2013 by Joe Kloc

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Venezuela vows to protect Edward Snowden from “world’s most powerful empire”

President Nicolás Maduro offer the NSA whistleblower asylum late Friday, but it's unclear if he's williing to help with Snowden's transportation. 

On Jul 6, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Julian Assange wins asylum to Ecuador

We tracked the drama as it unfolded on Twitter.

On Aug 16, 2012 by Lorraine Murphy

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Assange asylum announcement delayed

Ecuadorian officials have said the WikiLeaks founder's request will be approved, but the country's president says a formal announcement is not expected until Wednesday at the earliest.

On Aug 14, 2012 by Lorraine Murphy