Saturday, 2 April 2016
The Fight to Reunite Children in Calais with Families in UK
On 29 January 2016 the UK Courts gave detailed judgement that four Syrian refugees who were the week before granted permission to have their asylum claims assessed in the UK. They were legally allowed to travel to the UK under European rules. This definitive judgement makes plain that the four refugees have a lawful right to be with their families in the UK whilst their asylum claims are considered. The January 29 ruling will have implications for other unaccompanied minors in Calais, Dunkirk and more widely across Europe.
The legal challenge was organised by Citizens UK home of community organising in the United Kingdom. Please find the Full Judgement Here .
I still recall sitting in a room with colleagues from Citizens UK to talk about the worsening refugee crisis; talking about what we coul...