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Asylum: Afghanistan

Volume 461: debated on Wednesday 20 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications for asylum were received from nationals of Afghanistan in each year since 1997; how many of these applications were (a) approved and (b) refused and resulted in deportations; and if he will make a statement. (142790)

Information on how many Afghan asylum applications received in each year since 1997 that have been subsequently approved, rejected or deported is not available.

Information on asylum applications, initial decisions, appeals and removals for nationals of Afghanistan are published quarterly and annually. Copies of these publications are available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office Research, Development and Statistics website at: