Migrant Childrens Project Update August 2010
The Migrant Childrens Project (previously Refugee and Asylum Seeking Childrens Project) aims to help non-immigration specialist professionals working with asylum seeking and refugee children find out about this group of childrens rights and entitlements.
If you have any queries or feedback about the information provided in this newsletter or on the website, please contact Kamena Dorling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New FAQ - What should be done if someone with refugee status or humanitarian protection was granted 5 years leave to remain and this is due to expire?
New FAQ - In what circumstances can a separated or unaccompanied asylum seeking child be removed to a safe third country?
New casenote - R (Medical Justice) v Secretary of State for the Home Office  when the High Court ruled that removing people, including unaccompanied children, from the UK without giving them at least 72 hours notice was unlawful - click here
Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency new report: Family Removals: A Thematic Inspection, January â€“ April 2010
Closure of Refugee and Migrant Justice:
Refugee and Migrant Justice cases â€“ Updated Urgent Guidance from the Legal Services Commission
Refugee and Migrant Justice clients lose High Court bid
Romanians jailed for making their children beg and steal
ECPAT and the Body Shop call on the Government to provide system of guardianship for child victims of trafficking
Closure of Yarls Wood family unit:
Clegg signals end of child detention with Yarls Wood family unit closure
Yarls Woods family unit to close
Family wing at Yarls Wood detention centre to close
Immigration inspector criticises dawn raids on families facing deportation
Home Offices refugee removal policy unlawful
Iraqi pupil to be thrown out of Britain over age dispute
The Seeking Support guide still available - please phone 01206 877910 or email The Migrant Childrens Project (see address above) for copies.
The Childrens Legal Centre has launched an exciting and innovative new website for young people. www.lawstuff.org.uk provides legal advice and information on a range of issues affecting young people such as education, employment, discrimination and being in care.