Category Archives: Windrush

Windrush Compensation Scheme Is Open With No Cap

The Windrush Compensation Scheme is now open. Individuals will be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme if they suffered a loss because they could not demonstrate their lawful right to live in the UK. You can find out more information on how to make a claim here. It includes information on: Eligibility Entitlement How to claim Where

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Windrush Consultation Ends Soon

Just a brief reminder that the Windrush compensation scheme consultation ends on Friday 16th Nov 2018. Things to consider: No cap. Flexibility built in and financial support for organisations assisting claimants to name just a few things. Please complete the consultation as the more responses the better Click here to complete the consultation. This is an extremely long consultation survey

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Windrush Generation and Support for Undocumented Migrants

Who are the Windrush Generation? The ‘Windrush generation’ refers to Commonwealth nationals who settled in the UK before 1973. The Immigration Act 1971 provided protection for Commonwealth citizens if they have lived here for more than five years and if they arrived in the country before 1973. The Act provided that those here before it came into force should be treated

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The Windrush Generation – Let Down In The Autumn & Winter Of Their Lives

The Windrush Generation as they have come to be known, in their Caribbean islands they were taught British history. They looked up to the Britain who they refered to as the ‘mother country’. The point I make is that they were brought up to ‘Be British’, there were part of the British Empire upon which the sun at that time

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