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Immigration health surcharge

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs, examines the impact on young migrants of the increased immigration health surcharge that must be paid when making an immigration application.

EU national children in the UK

Some EU national children living in the UK may be British but not know it, so it is important families are aware of their rights, says Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Disabilities and school exclusions

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the impact of a landmark ruling on school exclusions for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Assessing age of asylum seekers

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at the potentially harmful consequences of children seeking asylum having their ages disputed by immigration officials.

School admissions framework: Legal update

The current primary school admissions process continues to lead to poorer outcomes for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children, says Richard Oldershaw of the Child Law Advice Service.

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.

Councils face EHC plan deadline

Kamena Dorling, group head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the need for local authorities to transfer children onto education, health and care plans by the end of March.

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.

Legal Update: UN adopts complaints protocol

Children whose rights have been violated will soon be able to complain to an international committee, writes Kirsten Anderson, legal research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Sibling relationships in the care system

Children’s services and courts face serious challenges when making care plans or permanence orders for siblings, writes Dr John Simmonds, director of policy, research and development at CoramBAAF.