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What do the Home Office say about Afghanistan?

Legal Updates

The Home Office’s statistics on asylum decisions show that for the 302 decisions made on Afghan asylum claims between April and June 2017, 100 resulted in the granting of refugee status; 4 in the granting of humanitarian protection; 2 grants of discretionary leave; 44 ‘other grants’; and 152 refusals of Afghan asylum claims.

Given the frequent, deadly attacks on Kabul and many other areas in Afghanistan, the refusal of roughly half of the asylum claims considered may seem somewhat surprising. On what basis are the Home Office making these decisions?

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