Refugees, asylum and human rights

Services

  1. Claim asylum in the UK

    Apply for asylum to stay in the UK as a refugee - eligibility, documents you need, how to apply, screening, asylum interview, help you can get, children

  2. Appeal against a visa or immigration decision

    When and how to appeal against a visa, asylum or immigration decision - appeals to the immigration and asylum tribunal, fees, forms, further submissions

  3. Application to extend stay in the UK: FLR(HRO)

    Form to extend your stay in the UK for human rights claims, leave outside the rules and other routes not covered by other forms.

  4. Asylum support

    How to apply for asylum support if you're waiting to find out if you'll be given asylum in the UK

  5. Apply to stay in the UK as a stateless person

    Apply to stay in the UK as a stateless person – who can apply, how to include family, documents you need, how to apply and extend

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Applications for a fee waiver and refunds
  2. Human rights-based and other specified applications: appendix 1 request for fee waiver
  3. Discretionary leave
  4. Family reunion
  5. Pakistan: country policy and information notes
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News and communications

  1. White Helmets resettlement
  2. XC v Secretary of State for the Home Department: AS/18/06/38201
  3. Home Office awards £1 million to help communities support refugees
  4. YT v Secretary of State for the Home Department: AS/18/01/37699
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Research and statistics

  1. Home Office – Statistics at Home Office
  2. Immigration statistics, year ending September 2018: data tables
  3. Immigration Statistics, year ending September 2018
  4. Immigration statistics, year ending June 2018: data tables
  5. Immigration statistics, year ending June 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Response to a report on an inspection of country of origin information
  2. Response to a report on an inspection of asylum accommodation
  3. Policy statement: section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016
  4. Response to an inspection report on the Home Office’s production and use of country of origin information
  5. Response to an inspection report on the review and removal of immigration, refugee and citizenship status
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Review into the requirement for DNA evidence to be provided in immigration cases
  2. Asylum transparency data: February 2018
  3. Asylum transparency data: November 2017
  4. Transfers of children to the UK from the Calais Operation: November 2017
  5. Asylum transparency data: August 2017
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