Resettlement is the transfer of refugees from an asylum country to another State, that has agreed to admit them and ultimately grant them permanent residence.
Resettlement is recognised as one of three durable solutions for refugees, and is unique in that it is the only durable solution that involves the relocation of refugees from one country to another.
A new report published by the International Rescue Committee UK (IRC UK) calls on the UK to commit to resettling at least 10,000 refugees each year. The report also recommends ways in which the UK can strengthen refugee resettlement and improve integration service.
Read the Electronic Immigration Network’s summary of the report here.
IRC UK’s full 32-page report is available here.