An Asylum Seeker is:
Someone who is waiting for the government to decide if they can stay, and receive status as a refugee.
A Refugee is:
a person who is recognised by the government as having a fear of being persecuted in their country for reasons of Race, Religion, Nationality, Membership of a particular group or Political Opinion.
- Different types of refugee status:
Refugees can apply for British Citizenship after 5 years