Definition of asylee in English:


Syllabification: a·sy·lee
Pronunciation: /əsīˈlē


  • A person who is seeking or has been granted political asylum.
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    • Some of the would-be asylees are in serious need of international protection.
    • Congress needs to restore the original intent of the political asylum law and resist efforts to develop new classifications of asylees.
    • There are other categories (lottery winners), and refugees and asylees, but the Rule is: individual Americans invite individual immigrants.

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