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Family’s £15k debt from fight against Section 322(5) immigration rule

Image copyright Roofi and Aamir Image caption Roofi and Aamir Wani have not been able to register their son Hammad for a passport A family say they have been left £15,000 in debt, without passports…

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Immigration rules to be relaxed for non-EU doctors and nurses

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSajid Javid discussing the net migration target earlier this month The government is to relax immigration rules to allow more non-EU skilled workers into the UK. On…


Victims of serious crime face arrest over immigration status

By Catrin Nye, Natalie Bloomer and Samir Jeraj BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLawyer Sulaiha Ali says victims of crime are being treated as criminals because of their…


Austerity and immigration rules concern UN racism official

Image copyright EPA The UK’s ethnic minorities have been “disproportionately” affected by the government’s austerity and immigration policies, a UN inspector has said. Tendayi Achiume, the Special Rapporteur on Racism, criticised the “hostile environment” brought…


People wrongfully deported from UK, immigration official admits

Image copyright PA A “handful” of people have been wrongly deported from the UK since 2012, the country’s most senior immigration enforcement official has admitted. Hugh Ind told MPs “up to five” people had been…


Illegal immigration: Are ID cards the answer?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A sample identity card was unveiled by Labour in 2008 Two former Labour home secretaries – Charles Clarke and Alan Johnson – are urging the government to reconsider identity…


Windrush: Corbyn urges review of ‘cruel’ immigration policy

Image copyright AFP Jeremy Corbyn has called on Theresa May to review her “cruel” immigration policy and abandon “bogus” targets in response to the Windrush scandal. He said the PM had been warned a 2014…


Windrush: Corbyn says PM ignored immigration policy warnings

Image copyright PA Image caption The Windrush generation began arriving in the UK in 1948 Jeremy Corbyn has called for an end to the government’s so-called “hostile environment” immigration policy, saying it has “ripped apart”…


Windrush: What is the ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy?

The ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy has been blamed for the Windrush scandal. Earlier this week, the government was forced to apologise after it emerged some children of the so-called Windrush generation had been declared illegal…


Enoch Powell immigration speech seen by Zephaniah and pupils

Friday marks the 50th anniversary of Enoch Powell’s Rivers of Blood speech, given to an audience of Conservative party activists, where he warned civil unrest as a result of immigration. Daily Politics reporter Elizabeth Glinka…


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