The truth about asylum

Looking for the facts about asylum? The same old myths and scare stories are peddled again and again. The truth is in short supply.

At the Refugee Council, we believe it’s time to put that right, time to tell it like it is. That’s why we’ve produced these facts and figures that you can rely on.

The real story - facts and figures

Read the latest edition of Refugee Council Tell it Like it is June 2015, containing up to date, fully referenced facts, and then pass it on.

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