- It is used to refer to government-run immigration procedures, particularly when adults or children arriving in a new country declare that they are refugees and wish to apply for asylum in the country. The process is supervised by immigration officials, who record personal details about the individual.In some countries, unaccompanied and separated children seeking asylum are issued with a temporary identification document such as an interim refugee certificate, or a certificate confirming that the child is applying for asylum. Officials then decide on what should happen next to the child.
- It is also used to refer to the recording of information about a child for the purpose of family tracing. This involves trying to find information on the whereabouts of a child’s parent or parents for family reunification purposes.
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