UKBA accused of breaking pledge to end child detention

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As many as 2,000 children a year, including many unaccompanied by an adult, could be detained each year at the UK’s borders despite government promises to end child detention.

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that in a four-month period between May and August 2011, almost 700 children were held at the UK’s south-east ports, despite a government pledge in May to end the immigration detention of children. Read More Here

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