IPF came into existence in the year 1995.
IPF works for the welfare of political workers and immigrants from all over the world in order to provide them legal and moral support and to protect their basic rights. On 6 September 1998, IPF conducted a historical demonstration for the rights of asylum seekers outside the residence of British Prime Minister 10 Downing Street London.
IPF started its lobbing with the members of House of Commons and House of Lords in Britain. It also started hunger strikes and demonstrations for the rights of asylum seekers and immigrants in London and spread these strikes and demonstrations throughout the country, for which it got very good results.
The British Parliament Member Mr Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar noticed the intentions and efforts of IPF for the rights of immigrants and happily accepted to take IPF under his wing. The other Parliament members Mike Gapes MP from Ilford South, Stephen Tim’s MP from East Ham London, Tony Ban MP, Payara Khabra MP from Southall, Mrs Ane Kane MP from Brentford and Isleworth, Mr Kane MP also provide their regular support to IPF.
The former Consular from Chelsea and Kensington Mr Mushtaq Lashari, the former PPP UK president MR Mian Afzal Khalid, Choudhary Bashir MBE, the other businessmen and political personalities also provided their great support to IPF.
After a continue efforts of IPF the Minister for Immigration Mike O Brien announce 7 years Policy under which 87000 families were given permanent residence in Britain.
IPF played an important role to remove Pakistan and other 13 countries from the “White List” and after this removal the asylum seekers from these countries got a chance to make their application and to get settled in UK.
IPF provided financial assistance and home shelters to thousands of immigrants.
IPF provided valued entertainment to the immigrants on the occasions of their cultural festivals.
IPF also conducted political seminars, literary discussion sessions and musical shows for the welfare and entertainment of the immigrants and their families.