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Our visiting members work one-to-one with the asylum seekers we support, and one of the privileges of the role is that they get to know them as individuals, with their own histories, skills and experiences. Here are just some of their stories.

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Baila’s story

‘Teaching is my passion, I am a born teacher’

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Pierre’s story

‘I only just escaped being forcibly deported’

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Hanna’s story

‘Being unable to work made me forget the skills I had’

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Ali’s story

‘Unfortunately, my claim was refused, as so many are’

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About asylum

What’s an asylum seeker?

Asylum facts

Asylum resources

Asylum stories