No identified circumstances of deported ‘Windrush’ residents, Britain says

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is aware of of no circumstances the place British residents of the so-called ‘Windrush technology’ from the Caribbean have been deported as a consequence of their lack of documentation, Cupboard Workplace Minister David Lidington mentioned on Tuesday.

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Minister for the Cupboard Workplace David Lidington arrives in Downing Road in London, Britain, April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Britain on Monday apologized to hundreds of the “Windrush technology” of migrants who arrived in Britain greater than 50 years in the past as kids and have turn out to be victims of a latest tightening of the immigration system.

Ministers gave conflicting particulars on Monday about whether or not any of the British residents had been deported.

“We now have no data, we have no idea of any circumstances the place anyone has been deported who’s on this class,” Lidington informed BBC radio, however added officers have been checking information to verify nothing had “gone appallingly mistaken in that approach”.

Lots of the residents have been informed they want proof together with passports to proceed working or getting well being remedy regardless of residing, working and paying tax in Britain for many years.

Some arrived on their dad and mom’ documentation and by no means formally utilized for British citizenship or a passport.

Reporting by Man Faulconbridge; enhancing by Michael Holden

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