Asylum Support and Immigration Resource Team

http://www.asirt.org.uk/
Asylum Support and Immigration Resource Team (ASIRT) is a not-for-profit advocacy organisation working to support asylum seekers, refugees and other people in the West Midlands who are or have been subject to immigration control. ASIRT provides prompt, independent advice on immigration and asylum, following this up with casework, the submission of representations to the Home Office, welfare support and Tribunal representation.

Support Stats & Facts

  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)