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PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:46 pm    Post subject: Online Asylum & Immigration Advice Reply with quote

Some links to information resources for people within the UK Immigration & Asylum System:
leaflets are accessible to non-english speakers through multilingual interface here:
• Applying for asylum
• Applying for asylum support
• Positive decision on your asylum application
• UK resettlement programme: guides for refugees
• Are you a victim of racial harassment?
• Are you destitute and at the end of the asylum process?
• Are you supported by NASS and have been granted a positive decision on your asylum application?
• Have you and your family been refused asylum? (Section 9)
• Iraq and Afghanistan

BID - (not translated)
1. Preparing Applications for Release (Notebook Part 1)
2. Representing yourself in Bail Applications (Notebook Part 2)

Refugee Action
• Section 4 support for failed Iraqi asylum seekers
• Family support withdrawal (Section 9)
• Section 4 support (general)
• Support options after a final asylum refusal
• Offence of being undocumented (Section 2)
• Sodexho helpline
• Family amnesty
• Refugee women: know your rights

IAS – (not translated)
• Spouses
• Partners (including civil partners)
• Children
• Students
• European law and applications
• Terminology and definitions
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2006 12:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

links to advice from

Asylum appeals
Includes information about appealing against decisions relating to asylum

Asylum applications and decisions
Includes information about the procedures relating to the granting of asylum, including screening and interviews.

Asylum for children
Includes information about provisions for children who arrive unaccompanied to seek asylum, rather than as a dependant of an adult asylum seeker.

Asylum seekers and refugees
Your rights to protection by the UK government because you have fled from another country because of fear of persecution.

Asylum support
Information about the support available for asylum seekers - including health, welfare, housing and education

Citizenship and nationality
Includes information about the requirements relating to what it means to be a British citizen, including right of abode and citizenship by birth, by descent and by registration.

Deportation and removals
Includes information about when someone is ordered to leave the country. This may be because their presence in the UK is construed 'not conducive to the public good' or they have committed a crime (deportation) or they have overstayed their leave, breached conditions of their leave or obtained remain to leave by deception (administrative removal)

Detention and enforcement
How and when you can be detained when you have come into the UK and how these rules are enforced.

Human rights
Your basic rights and how these rights are protected. Includes information about the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998.

Immigration controls
When do you need permission to come into, and stay in, the UK? What you can do if you would like your partner or members of your family to join you in Britain.

Includes information about the rules governing naturalisation

Includes information about the assistance available to help refugees resettle in another country

Settlement and integration
Includes information about access to essential services and aiding the process of settlement and integration

Work permits
Who needs to get a work permit, how to get one, how long they last and how to renew them?
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

British Red Cross international tracing and message services
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Women against Rape
Rights & Information Sheet for survivors of rape seeking asylum in the UK
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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2007 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Asylum Aid Refugee Women’s Resource Project has produced the following resources: A leaflet directed at asylum seeking women which explains the Home Office policy for deciding women’s asylum claims

available at:
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