September 2012
Lawyer;9/4/2012, p16
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The article focuses on the British court case KA (Afghanistan) & Ors v. Secretary of State for the Home Department, which dealt with the consideration of asylum for immigrants that arrived in Great Britain as unaccompanied minors under the British Asylum Seekers (Reception Conditions) Regulations of 2005.


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