Author: Reanna Smith

Reanna is a political correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, a law firm offering a variety of immigration services. She is based in Liverpool and holds a BA honours degree in international journalism. Reanna reports on immigration issues and advocates for the rights of asylum seekers and immigrants globally.

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The truth about asylum seekers in the UK

Reanna Smith

Reanna Smith, in her first article for Yorkshire Bylines, explains how 2020 saw a rise in myths and misconceptions around asylum seekers, namely that they are economic migrants and that there is ‘no room’ for them in the UK.