FOI request (FOI-95850356)
Age assessments for asylum seekers
Requested Thu 15 November 2018
Responded Thu 22 November 20181) How many asylum seekers or refugees under the age of 18 do you have in total? 2) How many age disputes have you had with asylum seekers since 2003? 3) How many age assessments have led to an asylum seeker being classed as an adult when they claimed they were a child since 2003? 4) How many age assessments have you gotten wrong since 2003? 5) The Home Office states that two social workers are required to carry out an age assessments. Are there specific factors the social workers look out for when carrying out an assessment?
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