Churches worldwide are closely involved with working with asylum seekers fleeing war and violence. Asylum is a complicated topic: someone has to prove that they are at risk of death or extreme violence if they return to their own country.
Not all refugees are seeking asylum, some just want some time until they can start to make a new life. Imagine how hard it must be to leave everything you know and love and set off into the unknown.
Hear from three Syrian refugees living in East Yorkshire, and find out more about modern-day sanctuary seekers below.