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1(refuge)asilo masculineto seek political asylum — pedir / solicitar asilo político
- Each year, a smaller proportion of asylum applications is being granted.
- The son of a man sentenced to death in the Yemen fears his life may also be in danger unless he is granted asylum.
- Now living in Glasgow, he has been granted asylum and, at 31, has started anew.
- Some have recently been granted asylum on the basis of having an Irish child.
- The authorities in Dover granted him asylum and he set up home in Bolton.
- Home Office officials believed his story and granted asylum to him and his wife and children.
- He is now staying with friends in Levenshulme and plans to appeal against refusal to grant him asylum.
- Rape is routinely used as a weapon of war, but rape victims are rarely granted asylum.
- In June 2004 the Home Office refused to grant him asylum and was going to send him back to Iran.
- He was granted asylum, grew up in Brighton and applied for British citizenship.
- Makine was born in Russia but was granted asylum in France in 1987 when he was 30.
- Denied political asylum and protection, he's now urgently seeking a refugee visa.
- At present, the Secretary of State grants asylum to all such claimants.
- If asylum is not granted and they are not given refugee status, they may be deported.
- Doctors recommended the family be granted asylum on humanitarian grounds.
- As for Ghazal, if she were granted asylum she would like to go to school in America.
- Now she is to go before a panel of Home Office officials to try to persuade them to grant her mother asylum.
- They came here seeking political asylum, and now we're at war with the country they're seeking asylum from.
- It sounds as if, as we heard, he is being granted asylum by the president of Nigeria.
- They spent two years behind bars before they were granted asylum by the courts.
- Omar, a Syrian, resides in Britain, which granted him political asylum years ago.
3dated(psychiatric hospital)manicomio masculinepsiquiátrico masculinecasa de orates feminine
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