According to recent estimates, over half a million migrants live in the UK without authorisation. Under-18s make up a significant portion of this population. Children have always been part of migration flows but data on migrant children, particularly if undocumented, is extremely limited and little is known about their lives and livelihoods in the UK. A study carried out at COMPAS sheds light on this hidden population.
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