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Woman who came to UK as a baby 45 years ago fighting for right to work
Spanish-born woman sacked from care home after being unable to prove immigration status

Amelia Gentleman

09, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘What times we live in that nobody missed her’: the tragedy of Sheila Seleoane
Apparently without friends or family, the 61-year old lay dead in her London flat for more than two years before finally being discovered – and when neighbours raised the alarm, they were repeatedly ignored. How could this happen?

Amelia Gentleman

18, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Trafficking victims ‘fear being criminalised’ if they seek help
Charity workers hope Sir Mo Farah’s decision to reveal he was trafficked would encourage more victims to come forward

Amelia Gentleman

12, Jul, 2022 @5:04 PM

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Windrush: only one in four applicants have received compensation
Figure comes four years after people wrongly classified as illegal immigrants were promised redress

Amelia Gentleman

22, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Paddington, go home: Home Office staff pin up faked deportation notices
Civil servants against Rwanda policy put up posters of bear from ‘darkest’ Peru and Refugees Welcome stickers

Amelia Gentleman

13, Jun, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Home Office tried to ‘sanitise’ staff education module on colonialism
Disagreements have led to delay in course rollout as civil servants think empire material ‘too controversial’

Amelia Gentleman

10, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Afghans with western links among rising number trying to cross Channel
Fivefold increase in refugees from Afghanistan crossing in small boats this year as they flee Taliban

Amelia Gentleman in Dunkirk

03, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The racist legislation that led to Windrush
A suppressed report has concluded the fiasco’s roots lie in immigration legislation from 1950 to 1981

Amelia Gentleman

29, May, 2022 @5:33 PM

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Windrush scandal caused by ‘30 years of racist immigration laws’ – report
Exclusive: legislation has been designed to reduce the UK’s non-white population, according to leaked government paper

Amelia Gentleman

29, May, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Rise in UK asylum approvals renews fears about Rwanda transfers
Home Office data shows majority of successful claimants arrived via small boats so may face prosecution

Amelia Gentleman

26, May, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Home Office staff worry they may be asked to act illegally in ‘culture of fear’
After 10 years of hostile environment, critics say immigration crackdown has had devastating human cost

Diane Taylor and Amelia Gentleman

25, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘The fear still lives with me’: three years at mercy of the hostile environment
After an error on a visa application form, Sarah slipped into immigration limbo

Amelia Gentleman

25, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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