Information on legal issues affecting young refugees and migrants
This page provides some information on the right to work, volunteer and National Insurance Numbers for young people with immigration issues. This covers those with and without a right to work, demonstrating eligibility to work, volunteering, vocational training and obtaining a National Insurance number.
This page provides some information on applying for travel documents and travelling abroad for children and young people in the UK with immigration issues.
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.
This page provides information on finding a legal representative for migrant and refugee children in England and Wales.
This page gives some information about age disputes and criminal justice for trafficked children, and is one of a series of fact sheets about child trafficking.
This fact sheet provides information on residence rights derived from European Union (EU) law, including leave granted as a Zambrano, Ibrahim, Teixeira or Chen carer.
This page provides information on what statelessness is and which children may be able to apply for leave to remain in the UK because they are stateless.
This page outlines access to secondary healthcare (the healthcare that people receive in hospital) in England for migrant and refugee children, young people and families.
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.
These notes are designed to provide you with some general advice about representing yourself in an immigration appeal. CCLC would always recommend that you get advice and representation from a regulated legal representative where possible.
When you send an application to the Home Office, it is good to write a covering letter to send with it. This is a template you can use.