Her client was speaking English, which Journeau speaks fluently, and she immediately recognised the errors. Five asylum seekers have been granted visas to legally live in Australia. “There are many people who have worked here for years and years. FRANCE: General violence in Kabul, Afghanistan is no longer justifiable grounds for granting international protection, France’s National Asylum Court concluded on 20 November, reversing its past stance of granting asylum to people even if they were not personally persecuted. Halfway through the hearing in March, a question stuck. Yes, we are paid, but we do not find any fulfillment.”. Court officials had not verified what language the person spoke. She felt prepared, but during the hearing she encountered financial terms she did not recognise. WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The Trump administration finalized a regulation on Thursday that greatly restricts access to asylum in the United States, part of a last-minute immigration crackdown that incoming President-elect Joe Biden will likely try to reverse.. She is not the only qualified interpreter who chose to stop working in France’s asylum court. “I prefer to subtitle films,” Wittwer said. Franck Wittwer is a former interpreter for Burmese at the CNDA. Many are simply economic migrants, looking for a better life. French law does not lay down strict time limits for asylum seekers to make an application after entering the country. France's Macron Says France Must Stop Abuse of Right of Asylum By Reuters , Wire Service Content Dec. 4, 2020 By Reuters , Wire Service Content Dec. 4, 2020, at 10:28 a.m. An asylum seeker’s verbal testimony must match their previous statements exactly. Two years ago, three Azerbaijani interpreters were discovered to have close ties with their country’s regime – the same government that had allegedly persecuted the people now seeking asylum in France.