Migration in United Kingdom
...United Kingdom for the asylum seekers. Whether these policies are meant in fact to cater to the needs to the asylum seekers and whether they can differentiate between those who are genuine applicants and the bogus ones. In order to define an asylum seeker, one can take the international definition from the UN convention which was held in respect to the status of Refugees in 1951:
"Owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of trade, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion , is outside the country of his nationality and is unable , or owing... to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country"