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Gurkha Children Reunited with Families

Historically, only children below the age of 18 could join Gurkha veterans and their families when they applied to settle in the UK.  The...

Historically, only children below the age of 18 could join Gurkha veterans and their families when they applied to settle in the UK. 
 
The rule has proved controversial over the years, with many applications, appeals and court cases taking place. 
 
But the Home Office has now published new guidelines extending the age restriction to 30. 
 
Laura Hawkins reports.