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Politicians are urging the home secretary to prevent a 'humanitarian crisis' by halting outsourcing company's plans to evict hundreds of failed asylum seekers.
Syrian refugees who have been resettled in the UK with the support of councils report ‘more positive experiences’ than those coming through the asylum route.
The UK has passed the half way mark in its commitment to resettle 20,000 refugees by 2020.
A Welsh authority is struggling to rehouse Syrian refugees because of a shortage of suitable housing.
The Government must ensure local authorities are ‘fairly and fully financially resourced’ to house asylum seekers, an open letter from refugee groups says.
Over 8,500 Syrian refugees have been resettled by more than 200 local authorities under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement (VPR) scheme, new figures have revealed.
The home secretary today announced £1m of extra funding to help communities support Syrian refugees.
The Government is going against its own guidance and allowing asylum seekers to fall into destitution, charity warns.
MPs have condemned the ‘two-tier system of refugee protection’ which is leaving refugees homeless and destitute, undermining their integration prospects.
Councils have the capacity to take up to 4,000 unaccompanied child migrants providing they are handed Government cash to support any new scheme, MPs report.