QARN urges action on ‘extortionate’ fees

Friends are urging action on the high fees charged for Discretionary Leave to Remain applications

Quaker Asylum and Refugee Network (QARN) has urged Friends to speak out about ‘extortionate’ fee increases for those seeking refuge in the UK. According to QARN, these fees for renewal for Discretionary Leave to Remain – currently at more than £2,000 per person once the immigration health surcharge is added – are ‘hitting large numbers of former asylum seekers and their children every two-and-a-half years for a period of ten years until they are allowed permanent residence’.

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