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December 18, 2016

Guardian appeal reaches £500,000 for child refugees

On Friday, the Guardian and Observer Christmas Appeal reached £500,000 for child refugees. Safe Passage is one of the charities who will benefit from the donations. Neil Jameson, the executive ...

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NEWS
December 9, 2016

Safe Passage chosen for Guardian and Observer Christmas charity appeal

We are delighted that Citizens UK’s Safe Passage programme has been chosen by the Guardian and Observer for their Christmas charity appeal. In recognition of the mountains we have moved ...

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November 22, 2016

Calais demolition report

Safe Passage have published a report on the programme’s activities during the Calais demolition. It is available to download below. ...

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NEWS
November 16, 2016

Kindertransport survivors call on Amber Rudd to transfer 1000 children before Christmas

Dear Home Secretary, In the last month we have witnessed the best of our country. In response to the demolition of the Calais refugee camp over 300 unaccompanied children were ...

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November 16, 2016

Citizens UK legal action forces government to reveal restrictions on children who qualify for sanctuary under Dubs amendment

  On Tuesday, the Home Office was forced to reveal that the only male teenagers it will accept from Calais under the Dubs amendment will be those who come from ...

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NEWS
November 4, 2016

Calais update

The Calais “Jungle” is now empty. Following the mass registration and transfer of adults from the camp that began on 24th October, and the mass transfer of the minors yesterday, ...

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NEWS
October 31, 2016

Not all children safeguarded in Calais

“Citizens UK’s Safe Passage team in Calais have warned that not all the unaccompanied children from the Calais camp have been registered, despite the authorities announcing yesterday that the camp ...

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NEWS
October 31, 2016

Calais demolition underway but children not yet safe

This week the Safe Passage UK team in Calais have been helping to safeguard all the unaccompanied minors we have been working with as the authorities register them and transfer ...

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PRESS
November 19, 2016

Calais refugee children frustrated as they wait for information on UK transfers

Safe Passage, a programme of Citizens UK, have today revealed that refugee children in France, previously registered in Calais and now living in CAOs (reception centres), are not being given ...

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PRESS
November 16, 2016

“Betraying the letter and spirit of Dubs”: charities criticise Home Office for ban on teenage refugee transfers

  Charities have today accused the Home Office of breaking its promises to vulnerable children by issuing guidance which bars most unaccompanied minors over the age of 12 from being ...

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PRESS
November 6, 2016

Citizens UK to stage mass action outside Lunar House after transfer of Calais children cancelled

  On Sunday at 2pm Citizens UK volunteers, community and faith leaders will stage an action outside the Home Office’s Lunar House in Croydon calling for transfers of unaccompanied minors from ...

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PRESS
November 4, 2016

Health leaders unite in pledge to protect child refugees

In a letter published today in the Daily Telegraph, health and medical professionals have branded the Government’s response to the refugee crisis ‘shameful,’ coming together to call for a show ...

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PRESS
October 31, 2016

Faith leaders encourage Home Secretary to resume transfers of children from Calais

Nearly 200 faith leaders, as well as Lord Alf Dubs, have today called on Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, to resume transfers of children from the Calais camps to the ...

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PRESS
October 17, 2016

Citizens UK’s Safe Passage programme celebrates today’s arrival of unaccompanied children from Calais ‘jungle’ camp

Citizens UK’s Safe Passage programme welcomes the news that 14 unaccompanied children will be reunited with their families in the UK from Calais today by the government, with many more ...

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PRESS
October 11, 2016

Home Secretary agrees to take “hundreds” of unaccompanied children from Calais

Safe Passage UK today welcomed the news that the UK will take hundreds of unaccompanied refugee children from Calais. The announcement by Home Secretary Amber Rudd came following months of ...

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PRESS
October 3, 2016

Safe Passage UK supporter Juliet Stevenson launches a series of films on refugees

Campaigner and Actress Juliet Stevenson launches Humans After All – a short film series featuring the people of Calais ...

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