Considering The Best Interests of Children

By on October 29, 2012

Four UK childrens’ Commissioners wrote to Damien Green, the Minister of State for Immigration to express their deep concern about the new Immigration Rules that came into force on 9th July 2012 and about the guidance provided to the UKBA staff to assist them in considering the best interests of children as required by the UKBA duty under section 55 of the Borders Immigration & Citizenship Act 2009.  It confirmed that the Children’s Commissioners were not consulted prior to these changes becoming effective....

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