Family tracing

This page provides an overview of the law relating to ‘family tracing’ for children: the mechanism by which an unaccompanied child may trace their family members outside the UK.

Family reunion

Refugee family reunion is the legal process by which a recognised refugee (or person with humanitarian protection) can be reunited with their pre-flight dependent family members.

Legal aid (and exceptional case funding)

This page provides information on legal aid for migrant and refugee children in England and Wales. Legal aid is funding provided by the government to help meet the costs of some types of legal advice to people otherwise unable to afford legal representation.

The National Referral Mechanism

This page outlines the structure and purpose of the National Referral Mechanism: the framework through which potential victims of trafficking in the UK are identified, so that they can be supported and protected.