Woman who has been in the UK for 50 years threatened with deportation and detained for a week

Ms Wilson, who now lives in Wolverhampton, was looked after by her grandparents in Wellington, Telford, when she first arrived in Britain. She has remained in the country, never visited Jamaica, and has 34 years of National Insurance payments. She … Continue reading Woman who has been in the UK for 50 years threatened with deportation and detained for a week

Doctor: “Checking patient passports creates a hostile environment and impacts already marginalised communities”

It’s clear that this policy isn’t being introduced because the UK has a problem with health tourism. It is being introduced as a convenient distraction to the massive cuts that the Tories have been carrying out since 2010. While this … Continue reading Doctor: “Checking patient passports creates a hostile environment and impacts already marginalised communities”

Theresa May can’t assure a family won’t be deported, despite very real threat of FGM against 3-year-old girl

Hannah Bardell, an SNP MP, raised the issue to Theresa May about one of her constituents – a woman who is being deported despite the very real threat of her 3-year-old daughter becoming a victim of female genital mutilation. The … Continue reading Theresa May can’t assure a family won’t be deported, despite very real threat of FGM against 3-year-old girl

Illegal immigrants in Grenfell will get amnesty… but only for 12 months

Illegal immigrants who survived the Grenfell Tower blaze will be given amnesty, says Theresa May. For one year, they will have full support from the welfare system and be allowed to remain in the UK. However, after 12 months, they … Continue reading Illegal immigrants in Grenfell will get amnesty… but only for 12 months

Detainees work for £1-an-hour at immigration centres

Baroness Williams of Trafford has confirmed detainees are given £1-an-hour work at immigration centres, but insists it is voluntary work to “relieve boredom”. She also strongly denied it was a scheme designed to save money. Labour frontbencher Lord Rosser argued … Continue reading Detainees work for £1-an-hour at immigration centres

NHS to fix nurse shortage by offering “on the job training” to Indian nurses

Although the creation of 10,000 new training places for British nurses has been abandoned, the NHS will seek to “cope with a growing exodus of nurses from the EU” by inviting nurses in India to work in NHS hospitals for … Continue reading NHS to fix nurse shortage by offering “on the job training” to Indian nurses

There are nine “nasty details” hidden in the EU citizens deal, says The Mirror

The Mirror have pointed to nine details in the EU citizens offer made by Theresa May which they describe as “nasty”. The points are: EU citizens face having to apply for ID cards Those documents expire after two years They … Continue reading There are nine “nasty details” hidden in the EU citizens deal, says The Mirror

After Brexit, EU citizens’ families will face “tougher immigration”

The European Commission called on the government to allow the estimated 3.2 million EU nationals living in the UK to have full rights after Brexit, including the right to be joined by family members. Theresa May has decided to ignore … Continue reading After Brexit, EU citizens’ families will face “tougher immigration”