The government’s New Plan for Immigration aims to help unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, by directing all local authorities with children’s services to provide care placements for them. It will make the National Transfer Scheme for such children mandatory for local authorities with children’s services. Until recently, many councils did not accept the transfer of children, resulting
For people entitled to British citizenship it may be an alternative to applying for a British passport, if you do not already have one.
One of the benefits of applying for the Right of Abode is that such applications, especially when applied for from abroad will usually have to be decided within a specific timeframe. On the other hand applying directly for a first time British Passport can sometimes take a much long time obtain when applying from outside the UK.
Another benefit is that applications are easier to challenge via the Immigration and Asylum Chamber, particularly with regard to costs if an application is refused.
If you think you may be entitled to make a Right of Abode application or if you prefer to apply for it instead of applying for a British Passport, then do contact our Immigration Department.
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