United Nations Asylum Trends

Written on: February 6, 2015

Asylum trends were recently published by the UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council) for the first half of 2014. Here are some highlights:

  • Asylum applications are up worldwide by 24% compared to the same time period in 2013
  • In North America, asylum applications increased by 27% compared to the corresponding time frame in 2013
  • Germany received the most asylum applications of all industrialized nations; the United States was second overall

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