Asylum seekers and refugees

An asylum seeker is someone who comes to the UK, often fleeing persecution, torture or war, and who applies for refugee status. A person remains an asylum seeker while their application to the Home Office is being considered or the appeals on it are continuing.

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Titlesort icon Author Publisher Year
A Guide to Finding a Home in England Refugee Council Refugee Council 2006
Advicenow Advicenow Advicenow
Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI)
Asylum and immigration survey 2009/10: findings Broadway 2010
Asylum by Numbers 1985-2000: Analysis of Available Asylum Data from 1985-2002 Refugee Council Refugee Council 2002
Briefing: Evictions of Asylum Seekers in Glasgow Scottish Refugee Council Scottish Refugee Council 2003
Briefing: Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 Refugee Council Refugee Council 2002
Challenging Myths and Misinformation About Asylum Seekers and Refugees National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism (NCCRI) National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism (NCCRI) 2007
Dispersed? Housing and Supporting Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Scotland Buck, Brendon Shelter Scotland 2001
Electronic Immigration Network Website Electronic Immigration Network Electronic Immigration Network
Family Life: The Significance of Family to Homeless Young People Monfort, Jennifer Centrepoint 2009
Far From Home: The Housing of Asylum Seekers in Private Rented Accommodation Garvie, Deborah Shelter 2001
Hidden Needs Aspinall.P Department of Health 2014
Homelessness, Asylum Seekers and Refugees Broadway Broadway 2004
Hosting Praxis Crisis 1998
Hungry and Homeless Refugee Council Refugee Council 2004
ILPA Directory Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA) Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA)
Immigration and Homelessness in Europe Edgar, B, Doherty, J and Meert, H (eds) Policy Press 2004
Information for Asylum Seekers Refugee Council Refugee Council 2002
JCWI Immigration Factsheets JCWI (Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants) JCWI (Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants)