After traveling and hiding for a month, he showed up in Tallinn, Estonia, last week and asked for political asylum.
First, it is unclear if the uncle meant “political asylum,” or if he knows the legal status of their residency in this country.
Same goes for “U.S. Embassy,” and that most subversive of international relations lingo: “political asylum.”
refuge given by one country to a citizen of another country to protect that person from arrest or persecution