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  • nounrefuge
  • nounpsychiatric hospital

synonyms for asylum

  • haven
  • refuge
  • sanctuary
  • shelter
  • cover
  • den
  • harbor
  • hideaway
  • hideout
  • hole
  • port
  • preserve
  • retreat
  • safety
  • security
  • ivory tower
  • safe house
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    How to use asylum in a sentence

    Cuccinelli allegedly felt the reports were written solely to push back on the president’s asylum policy.
    WHAT TO MAKE OF THE DHS WHISTLEBLOWER’S SHOCKING COMPLAINTALEX WARDSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
    The agreements require that migrants who travel from other countries through Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras to reach the US-Mexico border must first apply for asylum in one of those three countries, before applying for asylum in the US.
    WHAT TO MAKE OF THE DHS WHISTLEBLOWER’S SHOCKING COMPLAINTALEX WARDSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
    Be sure to check out this deep dive into how asylum works and all the problems riddling the asylum system from the Union-Tribune.
    BORDER REPORT: THE LINGERING TRAUMA OF FAMILY SEPARATIONMAYA SRIKRISHNANAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    It includes an explanation about how incomplete, inconsistent and erroneous asylum data is and an interactive so you can see what it’s like to go through the asylum process yourself.
    BORDER REPORT: THE LINGERING TRAUMA OF FAMILY SEPARATIONMAYA SRIKRISHNANAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    This includes a travel ban on 31 countries, the end of asylum at the southern border, and the suspension of immigration for many family- and employment-based categories as well as four temporary-worker programs.
    NEW U.S. CITIZENS WERE ONE OF THE FASTEST-GROWING VOTING BLOCS. BUT NOT THIS YEAR.EILEEN GUOAUGUST 31, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    In addition, we also call upon governments to guarantee that LGBTI people who are forced to flee have unrestricted access to asylum procedures.
    TRANSGENDER SALVADORAN WOMAN WHO FLED TO GUATEMALA MURDEREDERNESTO VALLEAUGUST 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
    Some have chosen to stay in the city, because navigating the asylum process and coming to the United States is increasingly difficult.
    BORDER REPORT: SURVIVING IN TIJUANA HAS GOTTEN EVEN HARDER FOR HAITIAN MIGRANTSMAYA SRIKRISHNANJULY 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    They presented themselves at the border near Eagle Pass, Texas, in March 2020, to request asylum.
    BORDER PATROL SENT A NEWBORN U.S. CITIZEN TO MEXICOMAYA SRIKRISHNANJULY 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    It is evident in its policies regarding immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers, and attitudes towards China.
    GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS SHOW HOW THE US HAS RETREATED FROM ITS POSITION AS A WORLD LEADERLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
    Foreign families of neutral nationality sought more tranquil asylum far beyond the suburbs or on ships lying in the harbour.
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    WORDS RELATED TO ASYLUM

    • asylum
    • camouflage
    • concealment
    • covert
    • defense
    • drop
    • front
    • guard
    • harbor
    • harborage
    • haven
    • port
    • protection
    • refuge
    • retreat
    • safety
    • sanctuary
    • screen
    • security
    • shelter
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