asylum children

Protest against the deportation of Armenian kids Howick and Lili, 12 Aug 2017
Sep 12 '18 10:50

The Amsterdam city council wants asylum children who've been living in the Netherlands for more than five years, to be able to stay in the country because this is now their home. The council called on Mayor Femke Halsema to ask State Secretary Mark Harbers of Justice and Security to implement a so-called children's pardon, Het Parool report.

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Feb 23 '17 11:50

Refugee and asylum children in the Netherlands do not have the same educational opportunities as children born in the Netherlands, the Education Council wrote in advice presented to parliament on Thursday. "Children's right to education should be leading int he asylum procedure", said Henriette Maassen van den Brink, chairwoman of the council, Trouw reports.

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Jun 1 '16 14:25

A majority in Dutch parliament wants more money to be made available to give asylum children language lessons for two years, instead of the current one year

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