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This article by Amelia Gentleman challenges the false dichotomy that the Home Office has drawn between Windrush cases with a criminal record from those without when deciding who will receive justice.
As Celia Clarke, director of BID, said:
"If they have spent their childhood and subsequent years in the UK then they are British, whether or not they have the requisite piece of paper that confirms this. It is completely unacceptable, disproportionate and unspeakably cruel to send people into what amounts to permanent exile to satisfy some perceived need to be tough on immigration and crime.”