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Refugee doctors forced to do menial jobs

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7103.269l (Published 02 August 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:269
  1. Benjamin Hope
  1. Clegg scholar, BMJ

    Illogical and inhumane legislation drives highly motivated refugee professionals into menial jobs and destitution, says a report from the Low Pay Unit and the World University Service. Tough immigration laws, aimed at discouraging “bogus” asylum seekers, leave an estim-ated 74 000 people awaiting confirmation of refugee status, which would …

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