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Syrians can now upgrade to full refugee status: new form issued

Syrians can now upgrade to full refugee status: new form issued

Particularly relevant to Syrians who were not granted formal refugee status and instead got the lesser status of Humanitarian Protection:

This form is for people resettled under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme or the Vulnerable Children’s Resettlement Scheme who wish to request their status in the UK is changed from Humanitarian Protection to refugee status.

Source: Request to change humanitarian protection status to refugee status – GOV.UK

Colin Yeo
Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder and editor of the Free Movement immigration law website.

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