Currently, asylum-seekers who are granted leave to enter or remain for 12 months or less are unable to appeal when refused asylum, and this has a significant impact on separated, or unaccompanied, children who claim asylum in the UK. The amendment would provide a right of appeal against a refusal of asylum in any case where the Secretary of State had granted the person leave to enter or remain.

Month of publication 
June
Year of publication 
2012
Number of pages 
3
Author 
Kamena Dorling, Ilona Pinter,
Category 
Parliamentary briefings