Refugees, Asylum seekers

In this section, West selects the most up-to-date news, accompanied by regulations, data and studies pertaining to refugees and political asylum-seekers: foreigners who are forced to leave their country of origin, in search of another country, and, who based on the Geneva Convention of 1951, qualify as refugee and have the requisites for requesting asylum or temporary international protection.

Point to Tunisia to convince the rebel NGOs


There is a missing piece in the effective strategy put in place by Italy's Interior Minister to create order out of the Mediterranean chaos.  And, which would be useful to counter the objections of ...

Afghan refugee becomes Danish soccer star


Nadia Nadim went from being a refugee to a soccer star in Denmark. In fact, it was her goal against the Germans that qualified Copenhagen for the European Championship in women’s soccer, to take ...

How many Italian municipalities do host immigrants


"Less than 50% of the total number of Italian municipalities host immigrants." This was reported by the Minister of the Interior during the question time that was held yesterday at the Chamber of Deputies. ...