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Asylum backlog continues to rise

Asylum backlog continues to rise

The number of people with pending asylum cases has risen by almost 50% in just the last 12 months, new Home Office figures show. Over 56,000 asylum seekers and their dependants were awaiting an initial decision or further review at ...

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