Information on legal issues affecting young refugees and migrants
This page is designed to provide information about EU legal rights which might currently apply to children and young people or their carers. It is also aimed at helping those children, young people and carers to prepare for changes to their future residency rights in the UK. Read more here.
UASC leave is granted to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children whose asylum claim has been rejected. This page explains what it is, what the problems with it are, and what the consequences of a grant of UASC leave may be.
This page lays out the support owed to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) from local authorities, gives up-to-date information on the national transfer scheme and outlines the processes by which to challenge the support given or withheld.
Children in care who are not asylum seekers may have an immigration issue that often goes under the radar. It is vital to get them help as soon as possible.
Seeking Support provides comprehensive, practical advice to professionals on how to work with unaccompanied or separated refugee and migrant children and young people
There are an estimated 120,000 undocumented children living in the UK. This page contains resources for learning the law that relates to these children.
This page gives some information about supporting and safeguarding trafficked children, and is one of a series of fact sheets about child trafficking.