Definition of 'asylum seeker'
Example sentences containing 'asylum seeker'
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Norway received 30,000 asylum seekers last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The true status of the asylum seekers is also far from certain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He would not comment on whether it was right for the target to include refugees and asylum seekers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The quota of asylum seekers for each country would be decided on the basis of their wealth and population. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Greek police said yesterday that they were deporting economic migrants first because systems were not yet in place to assess asylum seekers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were asylum seekers trying to get to Europe. The Sun (2014)Officials are concerned that any relaxation could allow Chinese criminals and asylum seekers into the country. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Today, it is full of volunteers giving mock job interviews to refugees and asylum seekers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Asylum seekers will get to keep only the first 1,000 of any cash they bring with them. The Sun (2016)Asylum seekers or refugees who are rejected have to leave Germany. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I now have a lot more understanding of the situations refugees and asylum seekers are in. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Last night it was reported an asylum seeker was tested for the virus at an immigration centre at Gatwick. The Sun (2014)But to many, the plight of illegal immigrants seems quite different from that of refugees and asylum seekers. Christianity Today (2000)And asylum seekers who are over 18 will only qualify for lessons once they have been granted full refugee status. The Sun (2007)Stories abounded of asylum seekers getting through the Channel tunnel and ending up in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The school takes many pupils who are refugees or asylum seekers, Ofsted said. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last Monday she arrived at work to find 61 asylum seekers waiting to thrust letters and notes into her hand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Given the special status of asylum seekers, they constitute a small percentage of net migration, compared with immigrants seeking to settle here. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Translations for 'asylum seeker'
British English: asylum seeker /əˈsaɪləm ˈsiːkə/ NOUN
An asylum seeker is a person who is trying to get asylum in a foreign country.
Fewer than 7% of asylum seekers are accepted as political refugees.
- American English: asylum seeker
- Arabic: طَالِبٌ لِلـُجُوء
- Brazilian Portuguese: pessoa que procura asilo em outro país
- Chinese: 寻求庇护者
- Croatian: azilant
- Czech: azylant
- Danish: asylansøger
- Dutch: asielzoeker
- European Spanish: solicitante de asilo
- Finnish: turvapaikanhakija
- French: demandeur d’asile
- German: Asylant
- Greek: άτομο που ζητά άσυλο
- Italian: richiedente asilo politico
- Japanese: 亡命者
- Korean: 망명자
- Norwegian: asylsøker
- Polish: osoba starająca się o azyl
- European Portuguese: pessoa que procura asilo noutro país
- Romanian: azilant
- Russian: ищущий убежища
- Spanish: solicitante de asilo
- Swedish: asylsökande
- Thai: ผู้แสวงหาที่ลี้ภัย
- Turkish: sığınmacı
- Ukrainian: шукач притулку
- Vietnamese: người truy tìm người ẩn náu
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