Syrian family granted asylum in UK stuck in Lebanon

A Syrian family accepted for asylum in the UK have been left waiting for more than a year in Lebanon after their relocation plans were cancelled twice.

In a statement the Home Office said: “Not all referrals from the UNHCR [United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees] lead to resettlement in the UK… The decision whether or not to grant exit permission is a matter for the host country.”

Syrian family granted asylum in UK stuck in Lebanon

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