It was announced in January that Mears had won a 10-year Government contract worth more than [pounds sterling]1bn to provide asylum seeker
accommodation and support in Scotland, Northern Ireland, the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber.
"When we registered, they asked 'what can you do', and we listed a couple of things, but even when you find a job related to one of those things that falls under the category of asylum seeker
jobs, they still tell you 'you can't do this'," he said.
This also means roughly one in every 655 people on Merseyside is an asylum seeker
, compared to one in every 1,492 nationally.
By contrast Austria took in one asylum seeker
for every 361 of its population.
The UK accepted one asylum seeker
for every 4,823 of its population last year
Poland RepTht The Czech Republic took in just one asylum seeker
for every 423,153 of its 10.6 million-strong population.
The second group of asylum seekers
brought to Latvia is likely to get refugee status soon but there are problems with finding housing for them as they are supposed to leave the asylum seeker
centre upon receiving refugee status.
huddersfieldexaminer Desperate appeal from asylum seeker
charity DASH as it's down to its last PS500 Everyone, there's a huge difference between asylum seekers
and economic migrants.
The capital was the first Welsh place to appear in the list, coming in at fifth with one asylum seeker
per 263 people living in the local authority area.
Swansea comes seventh, with an asylum seeker
for every 286 people, while Newport is ninth, with a ratio of 1:316.
According to a letter written by an asylum seeker
and obtained by (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-18/asylum-seekers-offer-organs-to-australians-manus-island-letter/6023954) ABC , asylum seekers
in Manus Island currently on hunger strike have requested the Australian government to turn over their medical records to organ donation centres "in case of fatalities inside the cage." The letter was addressed to Transfield and International Health and Medical Services.
Abullah Hussaini is another asylum seeker
who broke his leg while he was playing football, the night before he was deported.