Migration crisis

In their own words: the stories of child asylum seekers


The Bureau has established that in the past six years 605 individuals who had arrived unaccompanied in the UK as asylum-seeking children were deported to Afghanistan after their temporary leave to remain ran out on turning age 18. Hundreds of others are still in Britain awaiting a similar fate.


These are some of their stories:

For more on this story see: Schooled in Britain, deported to danger: UK sends 600 former child asylum seekers back to Afghanistan