Refugees and immigrants (FOI)
Refugees and immigrants (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 09 January 2019.
Please can you confirm;
If any refugees have been allowed to settle in Jersey between 2015 and 2018
If yes, which countries are they from?
Are their families allowed to join them?
How many refugees have been allowed to settle?
Are there plans to allow any more refugees to settle?
How many legal immigrants have been allowed to settle between 2015 and 2018?
How many illegal immigrants have been caught and deported between 2015 and 2018?
Which country have the most legal immigrants come from?
Yes – one, however the individual re-settled in the UK
Yes, there is provision in the Jersey Immigration Rules to grant permission for the partner or child of a person who has refugee status to join them.
Answer as per question A
This is not a question that can be answered by the Jersey Customs and Immigration Service. Each claim is examined on a case by case basis.
The number of individuals granted indefinite leave to remain in the Island are as follows:
2015 – 86
2016 – 114
2017 – 60
2018 - 74
The total number of illegal entrants refused entry at the ports and those removed after entry are as follows:
2015 - 23
2016 - 18
2017 - 19
2018 - 18
The nationality of those individuals granted indefinite leave to remain in the Island varies widely from year to year.