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06 Feb 2020
A young asylum seeker from Afghanistan underwent a shocking journey as he fled his home country for the UK. During this time the British authorities continued to assess his age as no one believed he was under 18. Unfortunately, having lost his...
27 Jan 2020
Stories from child survivors of the Holocaust could help children fleeing conflict today, say researchers from Aberystwyth University who study how past trauma affects the adult life of survivors. They believe these stories could also give insight...
18 Jan 2020
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have developed the first positive psychology-based intervention program for young refugees. The program, called Strengths for the Journey, published in Development and Psychopathology journal, evaluated...
07 Nov 2019
In Ireland, a 17-year-old girl, Suaad, who is a refugee from Syria, received a scholarship to further her studies due to her excellent grades.  Suaad will study medicine and become a doctor one day, which has been her dream for a long time. She...
28 Oct 2019
According to the UN, there are approximately 10–15 million stateless people in the world; officially, they do not belong to any country and are often discriminated against. As stateless people lack official papers like birth certificates, passports...
26 Oct 2019
Many people, including children, have fled to Britain and are waiting for their families to join them. After Brexit, the situation of child refugee will become more complicated. For now, there is a common regulation of immigration policies in EU...
22 Oct 2019
The HOME Project Greece won Child 10's annual award on the EU's Anti-Trafficking day, 18 October. The award was launched in 2014 with the aim to reward those who protect and help refugee children. With this award, the project will receive funding ...
14 Oct 2019
More than 1,600 unaccompanied children are staying in government-run reception facilities across Greece’s Aegean Islands. The Moria reception center is one such facility where nearly 1,000 children without parents or relatives, most of them teens,...
11 Oct 2019
In 2018, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)—with support from the European Union—opened four new Temporary Reception Centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which are designated for vulnerable migrants: families and single men. The...

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10 Oct 2019
The article below was written by Maddie Grounds, content writer for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration solicitors that help undocumented migrants to regulate their status in the UK.  The views expressed are that of the...

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