People can find themselves waiting for an asylum decision for many years, facing multiple barriers and struggling to fill the hours in their days.
No matter how skilled or qualified they are, asylum seekerd say they've often forced to take whatever basic job they can just to survive.
Two bills currently before the British parliament seek to reduce the 12 month ban on asylum seekers from working.
Federal government policies are the biggest barriers to people seeking asylum in accessing higher education in Australia.
New research confirms a 'refugee gap' in employment levels, which is exacerbated if refugees are dispersed around a country.
Many refugees are unable to use the skills and knowledge they have brought with them and obtain work equal to their experience.
It could save the British government up to £173.6m in savings in asylum support.
MPs are considering a change to a policy that bans asylum seekers from working for 12 months.
Against the odds, a growing group of refugees have managed to succeed in business.
Governments that want to get people 'off welfare and into work' should consider offering them the same employment support granted to other unemployed people.
The refugee crisis that just arrived in Europe has been affecting Turkey for more than four years.