Ground breaking court ruling

Calais children allowed to be brought to UK

GMT 19:03 Wednesday ,20 January 2016

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A British court has ordered that three children and one adult in Calais should be immediately brought to Britain to join their relatives.

In a ground breaking order the court ruled that the three unaccompanied children and dependant adult should, under European rules, be allowed to live with their loved ones who are already in Britain while their asylum claims are examined.

Many people in Calais are desperately trying to get to Britain in order to reunite with family members. Bureaucratic failings mean that despite there being provision in EU regulations for this to happen safely and legally, in practice it can be virtually impossible.

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jan/20/four-syrian-refugees-must-brought-calais-camp-britain-judges-rule

 

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