The decision not to raise fees for residency and citizenship applications in 2019 is welcome, but the government should now consider lowering fees that are causing distress and instability for young migrants.
An event held in parliament yesterday called on the government to introduce affordable fees and fair treatment for young UK migrants.
The High Court has granted Just for Kids Law permission to proceed with a case against the Home Office concerning the use of children as spies by the police and other investigative agencies.
Dozens of organisations have called on lawmakers to drop plans for new Knife Crime Prevention Orders, which it is feared could have the counterproductive effect of drawing more children and young people into the criminal justice system.
Along with 35 other organisations and individuals, JfKL is calling for the closure of Medway secure training centre & secure school after it was revealed that children at the centre are still being unlawfully restrained.
A joint investigation by The Observer and BBC 5 Live shines a light on the lives of young people in care forced into inappropriate B&B accomodation.
Law Commission report recommends amending Sentencing Code and future legislation to clarify status of teenagers.
The campaign is being developed by a coalition of organisations including JfKL, and calls for a child rights-centred approach to youth justice.
JfKL is among the 120 organisations that have called on the government to put children at the heart of this year's budget.