Ruling offers children seeking asylum greater protection

11 July 2015 - 12:15
By RDM News Wire

Children seeking asylum will now be included in their caregiver’s application‚ regardless of whether they are biological relatives‚ Lawyers for Human Rights and the Centre for Child Law said. This follows a ruling by the North Gauteng High Court on Thursday that all children entering South Africa with an relative applying for asylum will be a regarded as a dependent of the caregiver‚ just as biological children are.

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