Refusal of Section 95 support. Meaning of Section 94(5) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 discussed. The mere existence at any point in time of a dependant child does not operate to automatically change the status of a failed asylum seeker. Section 94(5) does not entitle those who are no longer asylum seekers to qualify for support unless they had a dependant child at the time when they lost their asylum seeking status.
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Published 8 February 2017