The number of asylum seekers pretending to be children has reached a record high, according to official data.
More than 1,100 migrants who claimed to be under 18 were found to be adults in the 12 months to September.That's nothing, Priti Patel has been pretending to be a grown up with a grip on this for years....
Migrants who claim to be underage receive better housing and support, a more sympathetic hearing for their asylum claim and are less likely to be detained.
Each lone child migrant looked after by a local authority costs taxpayers £46,000 a year.
Make up your mind, are they 'migrants' or 'asylum seekers'?
The policy is to give them the benefit of the doubt if they appear to be under 25. Officials can also carry out linguistic analysis as well as assess development.
But this is to change under the Nationality and Borders Bill going through the Houses of Parliament.
An age assessment board will oversee how decisions are made – with new scientific methods used to determine an applicant's real age.
No wonder Labour and the LibDems and all the parasitic fakecharities are fighting this bill tooth and nail...