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Should Asylum Seekers Be Allowed to Work?

It could solve Britain’s ailing workforce problem

In the UK (and most of Europe) people who enter the country illegally and then seek asylum are not allowed to work until they’ve been granted refugee status by the Home Office. About 70% of asylum seekers get refugee status eventually, but it often takes years to get their applications processed, and it may end…



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Susie Kearley

Freelance writer on writing, environment, health, animals, psych. Qualified in nutrition, psychology, MBA Join Medium