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Is applying status, syrian, in Jersey qualifies

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Is applying for refugee status, for a syrian, in Jersey qualifies as in mainland uk ?
Or does he need to be in Britain to apply and qualify for refugee ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.

Jersey does not have its own procedures for asylum seekers, but is a signatory to the relevant conventions and protocols.

Anyone eligible to claim asylum who reaches Jersey would be referred to the UK Home Office, where their claim could be processed. I hope that this helps. Please rate positive.