Your questions answered - Refugee Council

Your questions answered

Thank you for sending in your questions for Andy, our Head of Advocacy. We put some of your questions to him and here is his response.
  1. Why don’t asylum seekers in the UK have the right to work while their claims are being processed? And will asylum seekers be given the right to work?
  2. How will the asylum interview process continue during COVID-19?
  3. Are there translation facilities available at the moment for refugees and asylum seekers who can’t speak English?
  4. Who is getting information to refugees and asylum seekers about precautions against Covid-19 and how?
  5. Why are some people claiming asylum still waiting for their claims to be looked at after years?
  6. What will be the major changes to the UK asylum policy after Brexit?

 

1. Why don’t asylum seekers in the UK have the right to work while their claims are being processed? And will asylum seekers be given the right to work?

2. How will the asylum interview process continue during COVID-19?

3. Are there translation facilities available at the moment for refugees and asylum seekers who can’t speak English?

4. Who is getting information to refugees and asylum seekers about precautions against Covid-19 and how?

5. Why are some people claiming asylum still waiting for their claims to be looked at after years?

6. What will be the major changes to the UK asylum policy after Brexit?


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