”Take not our friends.”
the Text on the placards that Sjöängsskolans students in grades three to six keep up have begun to flow in the blizzard. Together with the teacher, principal, and some parents, they have gathered in the schoolyard to protest against their friends, 12-year-old Timur and nine-year-old Sardor, shall be expelled to Uzbekistan.
, in a meeting room in the school, draws Sardor with your fingers over the shirt with the sequins which may be different color depending on which direction they are added. He has his head leaned against her mother's arm, she just brought him in at leisure. He is in third grade and teaching has in recent weeks received a new standing feature: children's rights and the crc.
– the Swedish migration board have to read the crc, article three, " says Sardor.
it is about The best interest of the child.
permanent employees in Sweden. His mother as a nurse and his father as a carpenter. In his latest application for a work permit, writes the Swedish migration board that his working conditions within the framework of the Swedish collective agreements and practices in the industry. Together with a number of other met criteria, he has thereby shown that he meets the requirements to get a temporary work permit.nine-year-old Sardor flanked by his friends, Noah and Gustav during the manifestation on the Sjöängsskolan in Älvsjö. Photo: Lisa Mattisson
the Reason that the family is not allowed to stay is about what happened when they sought protection in Sweden in 2009, after having experienced the difficulties threatened in their home country.
and his mother would soon give birth to Sardor. The family had a decision on their asylum claim should be tested in Hungary. But since Timur and Sardors mother was pregnant, she could not fly, and the family opposed the decision.
It ended with the Swedish migration board handed over the case to the police. Then they took the father into custody, just after the son was born. The father was then over to Hungary and then fragmented to the family, " says Katrin Eisen, who is the family lawyer.
eventually the family got nevertheless his application for asylum examined in Sweden. They were considered to not have protection and it was denied. Then, when they applied for work permits, they got the yes and the permission to work in two years. Then they made a new application for asylum, was denied, and now they no also for work.
they last year received a re-entry ban to Sweden – since the father was not considered to have cooperated to the expulsion in 2009.
the Swedish Migration board's press officer Per Ek says he understands the difficult situation the family find themselves in, but to both their protection and the issue of a work permit has been tried and tested and that återresebeslutet stops the possibility of the latter.
– a re-entry ban is mainly about how to see the risk that someone will deviate, which it assesses that there is a risk in this case since the father had not previously been assessed, contributed to the expulsion, " says Ek.
the Swedish migration board that a permanent job is not reason enough to cancel the exclusion order. Katrin Eisen argues that the exclusion order issued on incorrect grounds and that it has not seen the whole picture of the decision that the ban cannot be lift.
They have worked since the first day they received permission to do so, the mother has not even been on parental leave.
– They got it in 2018, but it was based on circumstances which took place in 2009-2010. All the requirements are met for that he shall be granted the work permit, in addition, they have been here for a long time and they have had a residence permit. They have worked since the first day they received permission to do so, the mother has not even been on parental leave, " says Katrin Eisen.
, and if the best interests of the child, writes in the decision that children in their age has the strongest ties to their parents and that it would not be harmful to their psychosocial development to be expelled to Uzbekistan. That they go to school and have friends in Sweden does not change the.Sardor hugs his mom. Photo: Julia Mord
When Sardor talks about how he feels about leaving the country both he and his mother, tears in my eyes.
– I will lose all my friends and I can not the language. I get sad and angry at the same time when I think about it, " says Sardor.
his friends started crying when they were told that he must leave the country.
" They say that I should not go.
His mother shakes her head when she talks about how the situation feels.
"I have ruined my children's lives, it is what I thinking the whole time," she says.
to appeal utvisningsbeslutet to the migration court for the children to have the opportunity to stay in Sweden.
I have destroyed my children's lives, it is what I thinking the whole time.
– Here you will listen to the children, what they say and think, but it does not do so in our homeland. It is not the same help in school, for example, speak Uzbek, says the brothers ' mother.
Friday's manifestation in the schoolyard is short, but intense. Timurs and Sardors schoolmates have written the speech, in which they urge the authorities and politicians to take account of children's rights.
" How would you feel if you were forced to leave your home, your life and your friends?
from inside the school, and students and teachers tally up in John Lennon's ”Imagine”.
Chancellor Angela Svensson says that it was important to Sardors and Timurs situation had to take place in the classroom.
" When the brothers told them about the situation of their classmates, it became jättestarka reactions, several started to cry, and it was difficult to understand. When the teachers were asked questions, we felt that one must take with it in their teaching and to tell you about including children's rights and the UN child convention, " she says.
also a letter that they have written to the Swedish Migration board general director Mikael Ribbenvik, Angela Svensson says that the authority has responded to.
"We do not claim to explain the entire asylum process, but the school's task is, among other things, to encourage community involvement and to empathise with other people's feelings," she says.
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