In response to Media comments on the House of Commons’ Home Affairs Select Committee’s report on the Immigration system, we state as follows:
1. Permission for the 161,000 asylum seekers (from the ‘backlog’ of 450,000 cases uncovered in 2006) to stay in the UK has been granted over several years.
2. Many of those 161,000 may have had good grounds for claiming sanctuary had their cases been properly assessed in the first place. We draw attention to the following facts. Continue reading “Culture of Disbelief – CHURCHES’ REFUGEE NETWORK – ANNUAL CONFERENCE”