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Supporting Families Through Deportation Order Appeals: A Compassionate and Legal Approach

Deportation Order Appeals

Navigating the complexities of deportation order appeals is an emotionally taxing and intricate process that requires not only legal expertise but a deep understanding of the family dynamics at play. Nellie Supports recognises the profound impact these proceedings can have on both children and adults involved, offering a comprehensive family assessment service rooted in compassion and legal frameworks.


Understanding Deportation Order Appeals


Deportation order appeals are legal challenges against decisions to remove individuals from a country. These appeals can be particularly distressing when they threaten to separate families. In such critical situations, the well-being and future of children become paramount, making comprehensive family assessments indispensable.


The Role of Comprehensive Family Assessments


Nellie Supports employs a holistic approach in conducting family assessments for deportation order appeals, adhering to the principles outlined in the Care Act 2014 and Section 117 of the Immigration Act 1971. These assessments are meticulously designed to understand the nuanced needs of both children and adults within a family unit facing deportation proceedings.


Adult and Child Profile Assessments

Our team of qualified social workers specialises in detailed assessments, focusing on the child’s physical, emotional, educational, and social development needs. Parallel to this, adult assessments evaluate the impact of potential deportation on the parent-child relationship, the dependency dynamics, and the overall family structure.


The Process at Nellie Supports


  1. Initial Consultation: We start with adult assessments to understand the depth of each adult's relationship with the child, focusing on their roles in meeting the child's various needs.

  2. Child Assessment: Simultaneously, a child assessment is conducted to consider the child's current requirements and their wishes, ensuring they have a voice in the process.

  3. Evidence-Based Reporting: The gathered data from both assessments are critically analysed to produce a detailed, court-compliant report. This report outlines the genuine impact of a parent's or caregiver's deportation on the child, presenting a clear picture to the court of the potential consequences.

Balancing Compassion with Rigorous Reporting


While the emotional toll on families is acknowledged and addressed with sensitivity, Nellie Supports maintains a rigorous, evidence-based approach to reporting. Our assessments aim to provide a relaxed atmosphere for families, fostering open communication and building rapport. Yet, the professionalism and detail in our reports do not waver, adhering strictly to Civil Procedure Rules 35 (CPR 35).


The journey through deportation order appeals is fraught with uncertainty and emotional hardship. However, with Nellie Supports, families do not navigate this path alone. Our compassionate yet evidence-based approach offers a beacon of hope, ensuring that the courts receive a comprehensive understanding of the potential impact of deportation on family life. Through our dedicated service, we strive to protect the interests and well-being of those facing such challenging circumstances.


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