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One percent

Windrush via America

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Not passing judgement on this particular woman but mission drift on the windrush beggars belief here. She has an American passport ffs.  She is also 41 so not even the right generation  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47136125

The home secretary has apologised to a 41-year-old woman who faced deportation and eviction after being wrongly refused help by the Windrush scheme.

Willow Sims, who moved to the UK from the US aged four, lost proof of her indefinite leave to remain when she was taken into foster care.

Sajid Javid said he was "concerned" by the mother-of-two's story.

Ms Sims said she hoped the Home Office would find a solution "so that nobody has to not exist ever again".

She worked as a teaching assistant until last year, when she was subjected to a routine DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check by her employers.

Without the necessary documents, she was unable to prove her immigration status, and subsequently lost her right to work, and her access to healthcare and benefits.

 

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1 hour ago, One percent said:

Not passing judgement on this particular woman but mission drift on the windrush beggars belief here. She has an American passport ffs.  She is also 41 so not even the right generation  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47136125

The home secretary has apologised to a 41-year-old woman who faced deportation and eviction after being wrongly refused help by the Windrush scheme.

Willow Sims, who moved to the UK from the US aged four, lost proof of her indefinite leave to remain when she was taken into foster care.

Sajid Javid said he was "concerned" by the mother-of-two's story.

Ms Sims said she hoped the Home Office would find a solution "so that nobody has to not exist ever again".

She worked as a teaching assistant until last year, when she was subjected to a routine DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check by her employers.

Without the necessary documents, she was unable to prove her immigration status, and subsequently lost her right to work, and her access to healthcare and benefits.

 

The last time I read one of these ILTR stories (not a windrushian, a white woman) within 24 hrs, pictures had emerged showing she'd lived the last 14 years or something in the US. 

Out of the UK for 2 years and you lose ILTR.

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Ms Sims lost her right to work, access to healthcare and benefits. She is now thousands of pounds in debt and relying on food banks, despite 20 years' experience in social care and as a primary school teaching assistant.

Of course she's on benefits. Of course she is.

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