Britain’s Borders: Deportation threats and unwelcome inhabitants!

In 1948 Caribbean immigrants from Jamaica, Tobago, Trinidad and other islands in the West Indies arrived at Tilbury Docks, Essex in Great Britain. The welcome┬ácommonwealth citizens invited by the British government to fill the labour shortage disembarked the ship “Empire Windrush” hence the name Windrush Generation. Those who came to the UK from the West Indies between 1948 and 1971 became known as the Windrush Generation. Many came as children on their parents’ passport. Since then many of them have worked hard, paid taxes, bought property, run businesses, had children and even grand children here. Suddenly many of them have … Continue reading Britain’s Borders: Deportation threats and unwelcome inhabitants!