Asylum requests down in developed countries: OECD

World / Social Issues Sep 18, 2019

Asylum requests down in developed countries: OECD

Developed countries received sharply fewer asylum applications last year, a report said Wednesday, as the world remains gripped in a migrant crisis fueled by wars and economic hardship. Applications for asylum in the 36-country Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) dropped 34 percent to ...