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Afghan Nationals Resettling in the UK

September 1, 2021 Immigration

The current situation in Afghanistan is constantly changing. Home Office are committed to providing protection and care to those that are vulnerable fleeing the country.

The UK government’s new resettlement route for Afghan refugees start with the ones that are most in need. Women, girls and children have been prioritised and have been welcomed. As soon as they can open the route for the refugees fleeing, the scheme will offer 5,000 people in one year under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP), with a total of 20,000 in the long-term. The people in Afghanistan need our help and support.

The Home Office is supporting the urgent Cross Government effort to repatriate British citizens and their family members. This includes providing passports and emergency travel documents for those have lost their documentations, such as the children of British citizens. Home Office are providing visa waivers to eligible citizens, such as family members of British nationals, to allow them to leave the country as quickly as possible.

Our Government has a duty to protect the country and citizens within it and it would be wrong to offer sanctuary to those that may seem a threat or have past offences. There will still be vital security checks that will not be compromised in order to keep the UK safe.

People should still claim asylum before entering.

The Government will work with stakeholders and local councils to help rebuild the lives of those refugees, once they have arrived. They will have all access to the mainstream benefits within the UK including NHS and funding for English for speakers of Other Languages (if they are unemployed and looking for work.). The refugees will have immediate and unrestricted access to the labour market and unemployed regress can. Receive employment support from the Department for Work and Pensions. Home Office are developing a holistic package of support including language, skills developments and work placements in order to help rebuild their lives here.

As we are here to help correspond with the Home Office on your behalf and assist families here in the UK make applications for their family members in Afghanistan. We can also assist in guiding families to the correct support networks who can provide accommodation and essential items. Contact us today on or

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