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Peru: Refugee children at risk

Index Number: AMR 46/5033/2021

Thousands of children and adolescents asylum seekers in Peru face increased risks because authorities are denying them humanitarian immigration status, a type of temporary legal residency which they are entitled to under the Peruvian law and that allows them to get an identification card. Without this, they cannot access basic rights, such as education and health. Call on the Peruvian State to grant children and adolescents asylum seekers with humanitarian immigration status with no further delay.

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