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Legal Update: NHS cost recovery proposals

Patients may soon need to present identification to access NHS treatment. Gargie Ahmad, intern at Coram Children's Legal Centre, considers the impact on undocumented migrant children and families.

'Free' early education entitlement

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram, examines the expansion of the funded early education entitlement to include children in families who have no recourse to public funds.

Failure to protect migrant children

The UK Border Agency continues to prioritise immigration control over the rights of children, says Kamena Dorling, policy and programmes manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre

Legal Update: Migrant looked-after children

With one in 10 children in care being non-British, local authorities need to do more to identify and address their needs, says Marianne Lagrue, policy manager at Coram Children’s Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Care and immigration status

Aayad Lami, solicitor at Coram Children’s Legal Centre, explains what support councils should provide to non-British children in care to ensure their immigration issues are identified earlier.

Alone in a new land

Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children represent a rising part of England's looked-after children population. Louise Hunt asks how they are cared for and how councils can best meet their needs.

Separated children in care

Stewart MacLachlan, senior legal & policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at recent changes for separated children in care and what professionals should consider when working with them.

Legal Update: Shared responsibility

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines how local authorities are meeting the needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

Children in care: immigration legal aid

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the government's decision to reinstate legal aid for looked-after children with immigration issues.