About UK refugees and asylum seekers: FAQs
Most misunderstandings about asylum seekers and refugees are a result of misinformation and scaremongering in the tabloid press. When a newspaper headline says we are being ‘swamped’ by them, or they are living in luxury hotels at taxpayers’ expense, or are the cause of long waiting times in the NHS, there is no easy way of correcting the statement.
The City of Sanctuary website has answered some of the most common questions here.
If you have a question that hasn’t been answered, why not ask us at R2C2? We will do our best to find the answer! Just fill in the enquiry form on the Contact page, and we will get back to you.
If you would like to test your knowledge of asylum and refugee issues, why not try our Asylum Quiz? You can then try it out on your friends!