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No way out, no way in: Migrant children fall through the net

An estimated 120,000 children living in the UK without legal immigration status are at risk of destitution, exploitation and social exclusion because of contradictory and frequently changing rules and regulations which jeopardise their access to healthcare, education, protection by the … Continue reading

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Triple vulnerability: the lives of Britain’s undocumented migrant children

Undocumented migrant children stand at the crossroads of different and conflicting policy agendas. The unresolved tension between commitments to protect children’s rights and to securing borders is embedded in government policies and is shaping the everyday lives in Britain of … Continue reading

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BIG SOCIETY… little funding

In the last few weeks we have met several support organisations and service providers.  Severe funding cuts and lack of clarity on the policy agenda for migrant children of the coalition government are a cause of great concern for front line workers. Anxiety for … Continue reading

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