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the lunatics have taken over the asylum

The people least capable of running a group or organization are now in charge. Said especially when the result is total chaos or calamity. With the primary schools giving their young students complete control over the curriculum, it seems as though the lunatics have taken over the asylum. After the recent election, a new wave of political extremists have taken power in Congress. It looks like the lunatics have taken over the asylum.
See also: asylum, have, lunatic, taken

the lunatics are running the asylum

The people least capable of running a group or organization are now in charge. Said especially when the result is total chaos or calamity. With the primary schools giving their young students complete control over the curriculum, it seems as though the lunatics are running the asylum. After the recent election, a new wave of political extremists have taken power in Congress. It looks like the lunatics are now running the asylum.
See also: asylum, lunatic, running

the inmates have taken over the asylum

The people least capable of running a group or organization are now in charge. Said especially when the result is total chaos or calamity. With the primary schools giving their young students complete control over the curriculum, it seems as though the inmates have taken over the asylum. After the recent election, a new wave of political extremists have taken power in Congress. It looks like the inmates have taken over the asylum.
See also: asylum, have, inmate, taken

the inmates are running the asylum

The people least capable of running a group or organization are now in charge. Said especially when the result is total chaos or calamity. With the primary schools giving their young students complete control over the curriculum, it seems as though the inmates are running the asylum. After the recent election, a new wave of political extremists have taken power in Congress. It looks like the inmates are now running the asylum.
See also: asylum, inmate, running
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135) For asylum seekers who cannot or do not wish to hire a human smuggler to enter without inspection, the only remaining options are lying to the consulate about their intentions or obtaining fraudulent papers.
A backlog of 32,600 asylum cases that should have been resolved in 2011 are yet to be concluded, the Committee discovered, while the number of applicants still waiting for an initial decision after six months rose by 63% last year.
The Ministry of Interior does not reveal how many of the asylum demands have been accepted while experts say that Macedonia is obligated with international agreements to take on persons who come from countries affected by war.
He reached the conclusion that he needs to write an application for temporary asylum (in Russia), and this procedure has just been done," Anatoly Kucherena, a lawyer who met Snowden on Friday along with human rights activists, said.
The city council Kassel searches for when a building in the central city of Kassel accommodation of asylum seekers, rejected asylum seekers and other foreign refugees.
Some have advised the asylum seekers that they can elude the Western European countries with the same phrases the European Commission has used and so some Roma are said to have copied pages of the report stating that the Roma population in Macedonia has difficult access to health services and a death rate in newborns exceeding the average, and that their access to social protection if unemployed remains an issue.
Do you assume all asylum seekers aren't in genuine need or do you think they are those in genuine danger?
It found half of us don't realise failed asylum seekers exist in Coventry and a third of us think they should be sent back to the country they fled.
CHARITIES have urged the Government to make the right decision first time as figures showed more than a third of asylum appeals were granted last year.
ISAMABAD, June 10, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The Australian Government is now refusing more claims for asylum from Afghans arriving in Australia.
ISAMABAD, June 10, 2010 (Frontier Star): The Australian Government is now refusing more claims for asylum from Afghans arriving in Australia.
More Than Twenty-five Years of Church Asylum in Germany
First, asylum-seekers are found in Cardiff having been moved there by the National Asylum Seekers Support (NASS).
Many people still do not know the difference between asylum seekers and economic migrants, according to a report launched in Birmingham yesterday.