After a rigorous interview process, decision makers within immigration decide if the application meets the criteria for refugee status; if the application is believable and the proof provided by the applicant that it is unsafe to return, is credible.

If the application is rejected the person is expected to return to their country of origin. However some countries will not accept people who have left seeking asylum elsewhere. These people have no option but to stay here.

It is unclear what is going to happen to them. Strict conditions are placed on their Bridging Visa.

Some people will be forced to return to the country and situation from which they originally fled.