Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students
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In 1997, over 1100 children and young people arrived on their own in the UK seeking asylum, having fled their own countries, frequently as a consequence of painful and distressing events. Every year, without the support of their parents, similar children have to negotiate a daunting asylum process which will determine whether or not they can remain in the UK. Having a good legal representative is essential to put their asylum case to the Home Office. In this area of law, as in others, children and young people need specially skilled representatives.;This text reports on research conducted with asylum-seeking young people, professionals, legal representatives and government officials on the issue of legal representation. It focuses on how representatives are working with children as clients.