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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, over, 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, over, 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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Members of Tyneside-based Migration and Asylum Justice Forum collected outside Jomast's Middlesbrough offices, on Queen's Square, for the action yesterday morning.
There is suspicion that the asylum seekers wanted to illegally cross over to the Republic of Croatia as well as that someone brought them close to the border.
Because there is a backlog of over 300,000 pending asylum cases, it might take years before they are finally interviewed concerning their claims of persecution in their home country.
Unlike "defensive asylum," where a person requests protection after showing up at a port of entry without documents or is apprehended after entering the country illegally, affirmative asylum applies to people who at one time were given permission to enter.
Local capacity to support asylum applicants, familiarity with community cohesion and proximity to local voluntary and social groups will be key.
An appeals court in Athens upheld a request by the Greek government to freeze the asylum status granted by an independent asylum council on Dec 29.
There were 4,837 applications submitted for asylum in the UK by Iranians, followed by 3,773 from Pakistanis, while Iraqis accounted for 3,734 cases.
The Guardian said the event "highlights government pressure to increase the number of voluntary returns as a way of speeding up the deportation of refused asylum seekers.
This lawsuit was filed by the American Immigration Council, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Latham & Watkins, LLP, on behalf of the Los Angeles and Tijuana-based organization Al Otro Lado and six individual asylum seekers, Immigration Impact reported.
The Higher Administrative Court in northern Germany's Schleswig region confirmed the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) practice of issuing second-tier asylum for refugees coming from Syria.
Warwick is listed alongside Maidenhead and Lincoln as being among towns which are not housing people seeking asylum from war torn countries, particularly Syria.
The capital is one of three Welsh cities that appear in the top 10 UK council areas with the highest proportion of asylum seekers living in them.
A new Danish law that will allow police to search asylum seekers arriving in the country and confiscate any cash or valuables worth more than 10,000 kroner ($1,460) has been widely condemned by refugee and human rights groups.
Asylum is protection given by a country to someone fleeing from persecution in their own country Who is an asylum seeker?
What is the difference between a refugee and an asylum seeker?