The Illegal Migration Act changes the law so that those who arrive in the UK illegally will not be able to stay here. This update provides an overview of the key points of the act, highlighting which sections are in force now and what this means for those seeking asylum in the UK.
Home Office figures show that the UK offered protection to 22,648 people through asylum and resettlement in the year ending March 2022. In this video, Lancashire County Council Refugee Integration Team share how they have collaborated with refugees to design and deliver strategies which are led by those with lived experience to ensure people are receiving the support they need.
In the last 12 months there have been 5,000 asylum applications from unaccompanied children. In this video, Philip Taylor, Deputy Head of Broadoak School discusses the initiatives the school has adopted to help support young refugees to settle in the school and integrate them with the wider student population.
10,000 people across the UK are victims of modern slavery, according to Government statistics. In this video, Lauren Saunders, Head of Policy and Research at Unseen discusses the importance of working with survivors to develop trauma-centred care for those who have been victims of modern slavery.