Following two years of campaigning and eventual legal assistance, Against Borders for Children has succeeded in bringing about an end to the ‘hostile environment’ policy of the Department for Education which saw schools collect and store data on migrant student’s country of birth and nationality.
Because of human rights, it is illegal across the UK to beat children, families have legal protection from being separated and children are protected when giving evidence in courts.
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Children’s views are key in deportation cases
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The Supreme Court decided that where a parent is deported, the rights of their children must be a primary consideration An asylum-seeker mother was allowed to remain in the UK because deporting her would breach her children's rights to respect for private and family life.