Immigration law protection for Windrush immigrants 'was removed in 2014'

Campaigners want reinstatement of clause that protected longterm Commonwealth residents from enforced removal

The government quietly removed a key protection from the statute books for some British residents of the Windrush generation who could face deportation, the Guardian has learned.

The Home Office said the clause was removed from the 2014 Immigration Act because adequate protections were already in place for people who were initially granted temporary rights to remain in the UK and have stayed for decades.

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Source: The Guardian
Immigration law protection for Windrush immigrants 'was removed in 2014'