Migration Watch UK responds to Illegal Migration B…[PR703 - 28 March 2023]
June 02, 2003Migrationwatch UK has cast doubt on whether the government has yet 'turned the corner' on asylum applications with the release of figures that show the recent downturn was due to special factors.
|||applications by Iraqis fell by 2,245 presumably due to events in the region.|
|||applications from Zimbabwe fell
by 1,685 as a result of the
introduction of visas.
|Zimbabwe (visa regime)||1645|
|Eastern Europe (new on the safe country list)||455|
|Afghanistan (improved conditions there?)||295|
|Jamaica (visa regime)||145|