Refugees and Asylum Seekers

An asylum seeker is someone who is seeking international protection but whose claim for refugee status has not yet been determined.

A refugee is someone who has been recognised under the 1951 Convention relating to the status of refugees to be a refugee.

A migrant is a person who moves from one place to another, especially in order to find work or better living conditions. People can move within a country (migrant) or to another country (immigrant).

There are a number of organisations that offer support to refugees and asylum seekers, click on the view all services button for their details.


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Last updated: 03/04/2023

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