Lift the ban: people seeking asylum must have the right to work

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Right now, right here in the UK, people seeking refugee status are banned from working whilst they wait months, and often years, for a decision on their asylum claim.

Instead, they are left to live on just £5.39 per day, struggling to support themselves and their families, whilst the Government wastes the talents of thousands of people.

We think that’s wrong. We believe that people who have risked everything to find safety should have the best chance of contributing to our society and integrating into our communities. This means giving people seeking asylum the right to work so that they can use their skills and live in dignity.

Right to Remain is part of the Lift the Ban coalition working to change this. Together, we believe we can #LiftTheBan and ensure that people seeking safety in the UK have the right to work. Join us, get involved, take action…

Find out more at the campaign website

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