Immigration Scenario Analysis

January 10, 2019

Australian Rohingyas duped with fake Bangladeshi visas

SITUATION An officer working with the Bangladesh High Commission stationed in the Australian Capital city of Canberra has been alleged of be-fooling at least 20 Rohingya refugees. The officer had allegedly issued fake tourist visas to the members of the group. The Rohingya community in Australia filed complaints with Australian...

 

January 8, 2019

Rahaf al Qunun: Saudi woman claiming abuse pleads for asylum in Thailand

SITUATION Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand after suffering abuse from her family,  is seeking asylum in Australia, Canada, United States and United Kingdom, is now under UN protection in Thailand. Qunun had fortified herself in a Bangkok airport hotel accommodation on her arrival as...

 

December 14, 2018

Seven-year-old Guatemalan dies of dehydration on US-Mexico border

Situation Ever since the showdown at the US Mexico Border began with the onset during campaign of United States 2018 mid-term elections for US Senate and the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump has repeatedly raised his concerns about ‘migrant caravan’. Several reports contradicted the President Donald Trump’s message to...

 

December 7, 2018

ICE busts more than 50 illegal immigrants in New England raids

SITUATION More than 50 undocumented immigrants have been detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement department in the last five days.  The ICE arrested 58 people in enforcement activities across New England. The suspects who were arrested had previous criminal charges and convictions including murder, aggravated identity theft, assault, attempted...

 

November 30, 2018

Refugee soccer player detained in Thailand

SITUATION Bahraini professional soccer star, Hakeem Ali Mohamed Ali Al-Araib, arrested in Thailand turns out to be an International incident. After the information about his deportation leaked out, the human rights group urged Thai authorities not to deport the soccer player to his homeland as they suspect he would face...