• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Asylum Seekers In Britain.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Agreeing with asylum seeking comes from a small minority of the British public. But many immigrants do have genuine reasons for seeking asylum in Britain, due to the situations and implications they face in their own country. It is these factors that convince immigrants that they should seek asylum in another country, but why choose Britain? In a way immigrants are paying a compliment to Britain because the researched factors showed they chose Britain because; of the affluent society with a good education system, ability to speak English/desire to learn it, perceived cultural similarities, previous migration patterns to the UK, historical links including colonialism, and the presence of family or and/or friends in the UK. ...read more.

Middle

Organised crime is one example of these drawbacks that will occur. This has all developed because of the government attempting to decrease the number of immigrants gaining asylum by making it more difficult to have an application accepted. At the same time organised gangs quickly spotted that people wanted to move, be it for asylum, economic reasons or a mixture of both - and they began developing methods of sneaking people illegally in to the country. These organised crime methods of getting in Britain illegally also come at a risk as many people go as far as to risk their life to get here. An example of this is when 58 Chinese men and women were found dead when they were cramped in the back of a lorry in Dover. ...read more.

Conclusion

This can lead serious injury or even death in some cases when two gangs with strong opinions against each other meet. In towns such as Hull, the one we live in there have been several incidents involving fighting and stabbings between immigrant gangs and others who disagree with them been here. They feel that the immigrants only come to Britain to 'sponge' off the money given to them when they seek refuge here, and not the genuine reasons that they simply are not allowed a free way of life in their own country. In a survey carried out 65% of people came to the conclusion that asylum seekers in Britain has directly resulted in an increased threat of terrorism in Britain. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Politics section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Politics essays

  1. Multicultural Britain

    The act only seemed for show and was not put into practice. As of 1981 British Nationals have not been allowed into the country but refugees and asylum seekers began to arrive instead. Immigration was controlled but unsuccessfully, illegal immigration continued.

  2. Asylum seekers

    houses bricked, racist comments and in some extreme cases severe violence!! At school they are also treated differently. They have special teachers to translate for them, some see this as a waste of resources. They would also have to receive easier work!

  1. Shifting blame for Home Office mistakes in dealing with asylum seekers

    The Crown in this context means and is represented by the Government of the day.2 In other words, a civil servant is someone who works in one of the central Government departments as an administrative, a professional technician or an official working in any civil capacity other than politic, judiciary

  2. Section 1 of this report provides an introduction, which deals with the issue of ...

    explains as 'multicultural Britain' and how this can be achieved without conflicts between UK citizens and the refugees entering the UK. The other role that the government plays is the monitoring of the numbers of asylum seekers entering the UK, as well as looking at the case for residency that these refugees put forward e.g.

  1. Asylum seekers.

    I am asylum seeker. I do not like your country, weather or your people but you offer me the life of luxury I could once only dream of. Me and my friends watch everyday as the stupid people of Mugland go to work to pay their taxes to help keep me in my new affluent lifestyle.

  2. The experience of asylum seekers/ illegal immigrants coming to Britain today.

    payment and are forced into prostitution, begging or crime to pay off their debt. However this is extreme. Other illegal immigrants travel into the country without the help of gangs, just like the people that two days ago were discovered under the Eurostar train that travelled from France to London.

  1. Asian Values in Singaporean Perspective.

    The idea that Confucianism supports authoritarianism more than Democracy has been made but the opposite argument can also be made. The latter argument, however, requires a reinterpretation of the Four Classics as well as later Confucian writing. The critics of Singapore's government highlight the human rights abuses, the limits on

  2. Asylum seekers.

    Whilst still in their native country, the families can pay approximately half of the money as a deposit, and once they arrive at their destination they must pay the rest, else will be held captive. In the past, there have been reports of Romanian women who cannot afford the second

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work