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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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