When humans become migrants

A blog containing Marie-Bénédicte Dembour's 30 episode podcast to support her book.

Surely Not: Procedurally Lawful Age Assessments of Unaccompanied Minors

In the United Kingdom, when an unaccompanied asylum seeking child is not believed by the authorities to be a child (i.e. under 18), an age assessment procedure is carried out by  two social workers. These are employed by the local authority where the child happens to be. If the assessment concludes the assessed person is…

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