Research included in this theme covers a number of different topics that relate to asylum legislation and policy, the asylum determination process and refugee policy.
Issues covered by the research range from the experiences of immigration detainees, returnees and specific groups such as women and children, to the impact of integration policy in relation to refugees, the quality of legal advice and decision-making in the asylum process.
This report examines the reception and integration of new migrant communities across the UK. The report looks closely at the tensions that may arise from their arrival and settlement, and the response of public authorities in terms of provision of services and their responsibilities under race equality duties.
On-site immigration detention advice pilot evaluation, Legal Services Commission, 2007
This evaluation report assesses the success of a Legal Service Commission [LSC] pilot project that provided legal advice to detainees through surgery schemes based at four detention centres in the UK.