Refugees and asylum seekers: the challenges and opportunities for local authorities

Part 1: Challenges Introduction It is important to understand the distinction between refugees and asylum seekers, before considering the role of local government in assisting those who require assistance. A refugee is a person who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, … Continue reading Refugees and asylum seekers: the challenges and opportunities for local authorities