• Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Indians third largest group affected by Windrush scandal

Sajid Javid

By: Sarwar Alam

Indians have emerged as the third-largest group affected by the Windrush immigration scandal involving Commonwealth nationals being wrongly denied their citizenship rights in Britain. The Windrush immigration scandal concerns people who were wrongly detained, denied legal rights, threatened with deportation and in many cases wrongly deported from the UK by the authorities. “The Windrush generation refers to citizens of former British colonies who arrived before 1973, when the rights of such Commonwealth citizens to live and work in Britain were substantially curtailed,” according to Rob McNeil, deputy director of the Migration Observatory. “While a large proportion of them were of…

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