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Thread: African & Caribbean elders being treated in a disgusting manner by the home office. Many of whom came over with parents and some when they were British citizens. This is a national disgrace.
Albert Thompson, 63 who has lived in London for 44 years since arriving from Jamaica as a teenager, told by NHS hospital that unless he could produce a British passport he would be charged £54,000 for cancer treatment theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/m…
Paulette Wilson, 61 has lived in Britain for 50 years was told she was an illegal immigrant and was detained in Yarl’s Wood detention centre theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/n…
Homeless Eleanor Rogers, 71, was told she has could also be sent back to Sierra Leone as she had no after paperwork - despite having lived and worked in Britain since 1966. maidenhead-advertiser.co.uk/gallery/maiden…
Anthony Bryan 60, after 52 years in the UK was told he was in the country illegally and faced forced removal, he was sent to an immigration detention centre and booked on a flight to Jamaica theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/d…
Elwaldo Romeo, 63, moved from Antigua to the UK when he was four, told by the Home Office he is in the UK illegally.
theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/m…
Sarah O’Connor, 57 moved to Britain from Jamaica when she was six, told by benefits agency to prove she was in the country legally, leaving her facing bankruptcy theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/m…
Renford McIntyre, 64 lived in the UK for almost 50 years told that he is not British and is neither permitted to work nor eligible for any government support and is now homeless

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Judy Griffith, 63, a hospital care worker who’s been in UK 50 years (she came as a British citizen) found herself unable to start a new job after her Barbadian passport with a “right to remain” sticker was stolen. Told she was an illegal immigrant. islingtontribune.com/article/archwa…
Hubert Howard, 61, came to UK from Jamaica age 3, ruled an illegal immigrant by the home office, which meant his employer had to make him redundant
Again if you know of any other examples please let me know. DMs open
We talk about black youngsters not being allowed to he children, seems like also African Caribbean senior citizens are not allowed frailty in old age either. It’s disgusting
Home Office : We Demand An Immigration Amnesty for Commonwealth Citizens. - Sign the Petition! chn.ge/2IhYXpN via @UKChange
Michael Braithwaite, 66 came from Barbados aged 9 to join his parents, was asked to show a biometric card for migrant workers when applying for a job and now fears for his status in the UK channel4.com/news/grandfath…
Glenda Caesar, a NHS worker lost her job and faces deportation despite living in the UK for more than 50 years itv.com/news/2018-04-1…
I wrote about the impact of the home office’s policies on the Windrush generation @WritersofColour - The hostile environment that puts grandparents behind bars mediadiversified.org/2018/04/11/the…
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