Brexit: Johnson condemned for dropping pledge to replace family reunion law

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"Lawyers warn loss of reunion rights for unaccompanied refugee children will put them in danger."

Brexit: Johnson condemned for dropping pledge to replace family reunion law (Guardian, link):

"The loss of family reunion rights for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children will leave them with “no options” except taking dangerous routes and using smugglers, charities in France and Greece are warning.

The prime minister, Boris Johnson, faced criticism after he told parliament he had dropped a promise to replace the EU law that allows child refugees stranded in Europe to reunite with family members in the UK after Brexit.

Clare Moseley, the director of Care4Calais, said the news was devastating for those working with young asylum-seekers."

 

 

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