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Britain apologises to migrants removed in Windrush scandal

Sajid Javid, (Photo: REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Britain said it would formally apologise to 18 members of the “Windrush generation” who were forced to leave or detained because they were not issued with documents when they came to the country from the Caribbean after World War Two. The scandal damaged the authority of prime minister Theresa May, who had led efforts to tackle illegal immigration when she led the Home Office, and resulted in the resignation of her interior minister Amber Rudd. May said earlier this year that the treatment of thousands of migrants who were invited to fill labour shortages in post-war Britain on ships such…

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