- This is the blog of the ‘Migrant Children in the UK‘ project at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford.
Tag Archives: migrant voices
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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
Jose lives in London with his wife and two daughters, 4 and 5 years old. Originally from Brazil, he has been in the UK for nearly a decade. The girls were born in London. Jose explains how having them has changed his life … Continue reading
I use this song in my teaching on refugees and forced migration. I think it captures the sense of in-betweenness and saudade (a nostalgia for what is no longer there) that is so common among those who leave their country of origin. It is central … Continue reading
Marcela came to the UK in her twenties to forget a difficult marriage. Initially she had a short-term tourist visa, she then went back to Brazil and applied successfully for a student visa. After 4 years as a student, her … Continue reading
Untold Stories is part of a new campaign, Books Not Bullets, to highlight the plight of child soldiers. Books Not Bullets is the brainchild of a group of Kirklees teenagers after they heard firsthand Diey’s tales of genocide survivors. It is … Continue reading