Data published as part of a recent report has suggested that the UK welcomed roughly six percent of all asylum seekers coming to the UK last year.
It is estimated that last year, European nations received nearly 485,000 applications from asylum seekers, with Germany and France ranking as the top two countries to receive applications from asylum seekers.
Meanwhile, the figures revealed that the UK was the fifth most popular choice for asylum seekers, coming behind Sweden and Turkey; and only marginally ahead of Italy.
In addition, the figures within the reported – compiled by the United Nations – the number of asylum seeker requests from Russians and Syrians reached a record number last year; with Syrian’s being the largest group of asylum seekers coming to Europe.
Whilst the latest figures have revealed a rise in the number of asylum seekers coming to Europe; for those who require assistance with their asylum applications, our team of immigration solicitors in London are able to assist.
Our solicitors have over 20 years experience within the immigration legal sector; and we’re able to assist in a range of immigration matters from asylum applications and EEA applications, through to matters involving business visas; student visas and criminal deportation cases.
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