Anger as 'Windrush generation' face deportation threat

Anger as 'Windrush generation' face deportation threat
 

Thousands of people who arrived in the UK as children in the first wave of Commonwealth immigration face being threatened with deportation.
They have lived and worked in the UK for decades but many are now being told they are there illegally.
A new petition on the government's website calling on the Home Office to grant them an amnesty has attracted more than 23,000 signatures.
The Home Office said it would handle applications to stay "sensitively".
The problem arises from the fact that under the 1971 Immigration Act, all Commonwealth citizens already living in the UK were given... read more

 
11 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 66
Source: BBC
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