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#ChildrenNotProfit

#ChildrenNotProfit calls on the government to waive citizenship fees for children and aims to increase public awareness of the extortionate Home Office citizenship fees and the severe implications of these on children’s lives. For many children who grow up in the UK, the pathway to citizenship can take several years and fees have spiralled out of control. Tens of thousands of families are facing unaffordable costs, which is why IOHR is asking the government to end the practice of profiteering from citizenship applications and waive the cost of citizenship for all children.

Waving Citizenship Fees for Children

Join the International Observatory of Human Rights in parliament during Refugee Week for an interesting panel discussion and the launch of IOHR’s campaign calling on the government to waive citizenship fees for children. For many children who grow up in the UK, the pathway to citizenship can take several years and fees have spiralled out of control. The cost of a citizenship application – at £1,012 – is 20 times the amount it costs for a child to be registered as a citizen in Germany and 21 times what it costs in France, while the estimated cost of processing such applications is only £372 … Read more →

The UK Home Office is holding children’s rights to ransom

The “hostile environment”; a policy that has seamlessly lurched from one controversy to the other. The brainchild of Theresa May’s time in the Home Office likely needs little introduction, but the “hostile environment” is – essentially – the idea that we can drive immigration numbers down by making the United Kingdom a horrible place for immigrants to live. The consequences have been far-reaching, from increasing strains on … Read more →

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