'My Life Is Passing Me By': What It's Like To Wait Years For An Asylum Decision

New research reveals a surge in the length of time it takes to decide asylum applications.

Rose* was just 21 when she was illegally trafficked into the UK and forced to work as a prostitute.  After she escaped her violent traffickers, who threatened to kill her sister if she went to the authorities, she finally felt safe enough to apply for asylum.

But two-and-a-half-years on, she still has no idea whether she and her two children will be allowed to stay in the UK, or if they will be sent back to her home country of Nigeria. Living in this “terrible” state...
source: The Huffington Post

2018-05-16 17:35
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