• Monday, August 08, 2022

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Home secretary Sajid promises immigration reforms after scandals

By: Sarwar Alam

Britain’s new home secretary pledged to create a “fair and humane immigration” system hours after being appointed as he tried to move beyond a scandal over moves to deport elderly legal immigrants that has rocked the government. Prime minister Theresa May yesterday appointed Sajid Javid to replace Amber Rudd, who quit the key ministerial post of home secretary late Sunday after misleading lawmakers over deportation targets for illegal immigrants. A rapid riser in the government, Javid’s first task was to answer an urgent question in parliament amid continued fallout from the so-called Windrush scandal — erroneous moves to deport legal…

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