asylum seekers

News

I Watched Activists Crash an Airline Gala to Protest Deporting LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

The British activists chanted "deportation contracts make us sick" as they handed out barf bags to 200 guests, including the CEO of British Airways.
Oscar Rickett
2.4.19
immigration

What Trump 'Closing the Border' Might Actually Look Like

The president seems to want to stop asylum seekers from coming to the US—which could spark legal challenges and cause problems at the border.
Harry Cheadle
11.27.18
Syria

Seven Years of Syria

VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
4.12.18
News

The UK Needs More Than English Lessons to Help Refugees Integrate

Last week's major government report on social integration focused on Muslims, but there are factors keeping asylum seekers separate from the average Brit too.
Hugh Cunningham
12.15.16
Stuff

LGBTQ Immigrants Come to America for Refuge and End Up in Detention Centers

The United States offers a safe haven for LGBTQ asylum seekers, but when they first arrive, many end up facing abuse in immigrant detention centers.
Meredith Hoffman
11.1.16
News

The Refugees Who Refuse Asylum

For some, the ability to travel back home outweighs the protections of asylum status in Western Europe.
Meredith Hoffman
10.25.16
Photo

Photos from Sweden's First Pride Parade for Asylum Seekers

People traveled from all over the country to welcome LGBTQ asylum seekers to the city of Uppsala.
Maximiliam Gernandt, Words by Aretha Bergdahl
9.20.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The State Department announced it will release all of Clinton's emails, Australia will close its offshore Manus Island detention center, Lady Gaga will star in Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' remake, and more.
VICE Staff
8.17.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Michael Phelps wins his 21st gold medal in Rio, newly released emails revive questions about the Clinton Foundation's relationship to the State Department, Trump denies his gun rights remark was a veiled threat, and more.
VICE Staff
8.10.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Clint Eastwood backs Trump for president, the Supreme Court allows a school to impose the trans bathroom bill, and more.
Vice Beta
8.4.16
Travel

I Spent 24 Hours in Berlin’s Busiest Drug Market

When I get out of the U8 train at Berlin's Kottbusser Tor station at 5 AM on a Thursday, three men dressed in rags raise their beer bottles to greet me, grinning with the few remaining teeth they have.
Wlada Kolosowa
7.26.16
News

Immigration Raids Are Targeting People with Valid Asylum Claims, According to a New Report

A new report from a coalition of immigration lawyers claims that many of the families picked up in immigration raids have valid asylum cases that have yet to be heard.
Ted Hesson
6.16.16
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