July 25, 2021

I am a victim of modern slavery in the UK

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By Nancy From Freedom United I came to the UK in 2008 when a relative promised me a good education and a better life. Instead, I was enslaved for four years in domestic servitude. Now, I am at risk of being sent back to my home country where my trafficker awaits despite having been formally recognized as […]

UK: Immigration Minister apologises for data leak of Windrush victims’ personal details

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By Jenn Selby from Rights Info Immigration minister Caroline Nokes has been forced to apologise to victims of the Windrush scandal after 500 private email addresses were accidentally shared, resulting in a breach of data protection regulations. The details were mistakenly revealed to people and organisations who had registered an interest in a compensation scheme […]

UK: The reason why thousands of British girls will not return to school

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From Freedom United The number of girls in Britain being forced into marriage abroad has soared by a third in recent years according to a leading charity. Non-profit Karma Nirvana is condemning the Home Office in particular for failing to take the problem seriously after the government shelved an awareness campaign about forced marriage. Forced […]

UK: US$70M, 2-Year Deportation Bill sends 900 back to Caribbean

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From teleSUR UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid said 63 people may have been unjustly deported to the Caribbean and that the Home Office is investigating. According to figures disclosed by United Kingdom (UK) immigration state minister,Caroline Nokes, about 1,000 people, suspected to be undocumented immigrants, were deported to the Caribbean, one year before the Windrush […]

UK could have wrongly deported up to 63 Caribbean migrants: minister

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From Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – British authorities could have wrongly deported up to 63 immigrants from the Caribbean, the new interior minister said on Tuesday in the latest revelation on the Windrush scandal that cost his predecessor her job. The British government is under intense pressure to come clean on the mistreatment of descendants of […]

U.K. scandal revealed: secret deportations of “Windrush Generation” Immigrants from the Caribbean continue

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By Ben Gelblum and True Publica From Global Research Theresa May and Amber Rudd have clearly lied about the scandalous deportations of the Windrush citizens – British grandmothers and grandfathers (immigrants from the Caribbean) who have worked and paid taxes all their lives in Britain. They have been treated extremely badly and this episode shames […]

UK: Amber Rudd finds herself in a hostile environment – UPDATE: Rudd resigns

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UPDATE: From BBC Amber Rudd resigns as home secretary The home secretary Amber Rudd has resigned, saying she “inadvertently misled” MPs over targets for removing illegal immigrants. Ms Rudd, who was due to make a Commons statement on Monday, was under pressure to quit over the Windrush scandal. She faced criticism over the existence of […]

UK: Immigration scandal expected to spread beyond Windrush group

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By Amelia Gentleman from guardian UK Numerous cases involving non-Caribbean Commonwealth-born citizens reported to charities and MPs as scandal grows A growing number of cases of Home Office mistreatment of non-Caribbean Commonwealth-born citizens are emerging, indicating that the problem is likely to spread beyond the Windrush group. Immigration charities and MPs reported that numerous new […]

Theresa May says Windrush victims will be paid compensation

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By Heather Stewart, Peter Walker, Amelia Gentleman and Kevin Rawlinson From The Guardian UK PM tells Commonwealth leaders she will do ‘whatever it takes’ to resolve anxieties and problems Windrush generation to get compensation, says Theresa May Theresa May has reassured Commonwealth leaders that members of the Windrush generation who had suffered “anxieties and problems” […]

UK: C of E bishops want immigration amnesty for ‘Windrush generation’

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By Harriet Sherwood From The Guardian Petition calls on government to fix anomaly that has left many longterm Caribbean immigrants denied status and services Four Church of England bishops have joined a call for an immigration amnesty for people who moved to the UK from the Caribbean decades ago but now face uncertainty over their […]