Looked after children and care leavers with EU rights

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This fact sheet provides an explanation of the arrangements for securing the rights of looked-after children/care leavers who are currently in the UK under EU legal rights, following the vote for the UK to leave the EU. This page is correct as of 18 August 2019.

To view more information on EU law rights, including general information on the settlement scheme and information for those with derivative rights, click here.

Please note that, for ease of reference, we are using the terms EU and EU citizens, but these terms will also cover rights of citizens of EEA and Switzerland unless specifically stated otherwise.


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