Refugee activists say the tennis star's treatment exposes the harsh treatment of dozens of others detained because of visa issues.
Since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has received more than 35,000 applications for humanitarian parole, of which it has denied about 470.
The boat is reportedly leaking and has a damaged engine, is floating in the open sea in harsh weather, and may be at risk of capsizing, the UNHCR said.
Even as Afghans still arrive, thousands remain in limbo, anxious about their future as they fearfully follow the news of Taliban reprisals and economic collapse back in their homeland.
Police are investigating the charter flight that flew into Barcelona on Monday, a spokesman with Spain's Interior Ministry
The gift hampers will have 20 essential items including raw rice, jaggery, cashew, resins etc. and will be disbursed to the beneficiaries ahead of Pongal festival.
In December 2020, almost 14,000 refugees from 50 countries were registered in Indonesia, most of them Afghan refugees.
An estimated 300,000 have fled Afghanistan into Iran since the Taliban takeover, according to the NRC.
Individuals have donated enough miles and credit card points to cover 20,000 flights, according to Miles4Migrants and Welcome.
The police officer said that Myanmar nationals are being provided with shelter and food by locals, community leaders, NGOs and churches.
The lack of public information has made it a challenge for those who closely track the fate of refugees.
Often, for the Afghan community in India, communicating with those around them is a constant challenge.
Refugees fleeing the long conflict in Syria once were welcomed in neighboring Turkey with open arms, sympathy and compassion for fellow Muslims but attitudes gradually hardened.
An analysis of the NCRB's report for the year 2020 shows that Myanmar nationals accounted for around 2 per cent of the total crimes allegedly committed by foreigners in the country.
Hundreds of others fled to the landlocked state from Myanmar’s Chin State over the past few days following renewed clashes between pro-democratic supporters and the country’s military.