Home Office “misled” judge over Calais children, Court of Appeal finds

The Home Office has been found in serious breach of its duty to the court after submitting misleading evidence about how it handled the rescue of refugee children from the demolished Calais “jungle” camp. The judgment in R (Citizens UK) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 1812 was handed down today. When the Calais camp was torn down at the end of 2016, the Home Office set up a temporary scheme for making quick decisions in cases where children claimed a legal right to come to the UK to claim asylum because they had family here. When Citizens UK challenged the operation of the scheme in the…

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