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Presenting FRA’s immigration detention of children report

The Agency presented preliminary findings of its report on immigration detention of children in the EU to European Commission and Member State experts in Brussels from 1 to 2 June.

The presentation was given to the Contact Group ‘Return Directive’ chaired by the European Commission. The report will present the European and international legal framework on detention of children for migration management or asylum purposes and give an overview of such detention in EU Member States. The report will be published on 22 June.