Local authority support for asylum-seeking children (UASC)

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.


‘No study’ conditions and immigration bail

‘No study’ conditions and immigration bail You can also read our pages on: claiming asylum as a child in the UK, further education (including sixth form and college), and higher education (including university). In January 2018, the UK government made significant changes to the law regarding immigration bail and detention. ‘Immigration bail’  replaced several old kinds of status, including…


Immigration guidance for teachers

Every child has the right to compulsory education, and the right to be in school. Immigration status does not affect this. The guidance on this page was put together as part of the ‘Belonging’ schools toolkit, designed by Coram Life Education and young people from Coram’s Young Citizens programme.




Explaining your status while your extension application is being decided

If you have limited leave to remain in the UK, you will need to apply to the Home Office to extend your leave before the limited leave finishes. If you make a valid, in-time application to extend your leave, then your permission to stay will keep going until you receive a decision (and any appeal decision). This is known as section 3C leave.