Antonina and Natasha arrive in Slovakia without a plan. By evening, with help from UNHCR, they have beds and hope for the future…
Temporary Protection Status gives you certain rights and obligations. The status gives you residency rights; access to housing; social welfare assistance; medical care; legal guardianship and safe care for unaccompanied children under 18; access to education for children under 18 and access to jobs (with some restrictions).
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