Category: Asylum Help

  • Young refugee’s incredible journey

    9th November 2017

    In our work we meet many inspiring individuals. People who experienced war, violence, torture and had to overcome many obstacles to be able to seek sanctuary and start a new life in safety.  Yusra’s incredible journey is a journey of hope and we wish her all the best in achieving her dreams.  Refugee to Olympian...Read more

  • Migrant Help UK welcomes full refugee status for resettled Syrians

    27th March 2017

    The Home Office announced that from 1 July this year, all Syrians arriving under the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme (VPRS) will be granted refugee status rather than humanitarian protection. This means that the refugees will have full access to higher education and overseas travel documents. Since the beginning of VPRS around 5,500 Syrian refugees have...Read more

  • What is migration like in your area?

    13th September 2016

    Migration is one of the most discussed topics of our time. The latest statistics showed that over the last year net migration (the balance between immigration – those entering the UK for a year or more, and emigration – those leaving the UK for a year or more) was estimated to be 327,000. Also, it was...Read more

  • ITV News – Migrant numbers unaffected by Brexit vote, charity warns

    9th September 2016

    John Powell OBE, Migrant Help UK’s Director of National Operations, talked to ITV News about the current trends in asylum applications. The piece also features some of the charity’s clients who came to seek a better life in the United Kingdom. Click on the picture below to watch the report....Read more

  • Syrian refugees: how you can help

    15th October 2015

    The Prime Minister has announced that the UK will resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees during this Parliament. Since the Syrian crisis began in 2011, the UK has granted asylum or other forms of leave to almost 5,000 Syrian nationals and their dependants. Migrant Help UK has a long history of responding at times of crisis, working...Read more