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Legal Update: Trafficking victims and families

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  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the gaps in service provision for families and child victims of trafficking and how this group can be better supported.

Legal Update: The costs of immigration

Rising costs of making an immigration application or challenging a decision is set against the backdrop of ever-changing, complex rules, says Jessica Evans, outreach solicitor at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Age assessment guidance

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  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines how long-awaited guidance could help social workers assess the age of children seeking asylum.

Legal Update: Migrant children's citizenship

Social services need to consider the immigration status of migrant children taken into care. Stewart MacLachlan, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, explores the option of applying for British citizenship.

Legal Update: Rights of migrant care leavers

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  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Without permanent immigration status, young migrant or refugee care leavers face an uncertain time, says Kamena Dorling, policy and programmes manager, Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Migrants' access to healthcare

Kamena Dorling, Coram Children's Legal Centre's policy and programmes manager, raises concerns about recent restrictions on migrants' access to healthcare which present a barrier to children's wellbeing.

Legal Update: Legal win over student finance

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  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015
The Supreme Court has ruled that the eligibility criteria for student loans are unjustifiably discriminatory, explains Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.