Sajid Javid urged to act on refugee family reunification bill

Sajid Javid urged to act on refugee family reunification bill
 

Nearly 70 MPs have written to the home secretary, Sajid Javid, urging him to act over proposed legislation that would relax restrictive rules for reuniting refugees with their families.
Current immigration rules only allow adult refugees to apply for their married or civil partners and dependent children under 18 to join them. They are unable to submit applications for their parents, grandparents, siblings or children over 18.
Children who are in the UK alone and have refugee status do not have the right to be reunited with even their closest family members.
The refugee family reunion bill,... read more

 
15 March 2019 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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