Though the UK has welcomed people trying to escape war, poverty and torture for decades, seeking asylum there can be a long and painful process that often leads to detention. The authorities say they are addressing the issue but are they doing enough to help people start a new life?
A powerful dramatisation of the UK asylum interview process. All the stories shown are based on real asylum interviews.
How does asylum in the UK work?
Britain’s asylum system is a mixture of government bureaucracy and private provision of housing.