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Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

News item 19 November 2018:

We've just updated our briefing about unaccompanied children and young people who arrive in our region to seek asylum.

The briefing includes information on:

  • routes of entry
  • legal status
  • how the law has changed in recently
  • age assessment for young people who arrive without documentary proof of age

What's new in this version of the briefing?

This version provides the most recent data on unaccompanied asylum seeking children [UASC] arrivals into the UK. we've updated the information on different forms of leave to remain which may be granted to UASC, specifically affecting the children and young people who entered the UK as part of the Calais camp clearance in 2016 and 2017.

You can download the briefing at:






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