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Hummus & Human Rights Part 1: The UK’s Home Office in the time of COVID-19
Wednesday 6 May 2020 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm BST
A discussion about the UK’s Home Office’s policy, approach and the effect that this has on marginalised groups in our society.
If you would like to untangle headlines like this Daily Mail headline from April 2018 “Windrush Scandal” or this Guardian headline from March 2020 “Commonwealth veterans accuse UK of leaving them in immigration limbo” then this session is for you!
The session will discuss in detail the UK Home Office’s policy and approach, and the effect that this has on marginalised groups in our society. It will explore the specific impact on three case groups: immigration detainees, the Windrush generation and Commonwealth war veterans who fought for British armed forces.
Speaker: Jonathan Metzer, a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row, whose areas of specialism include asylum and immigration, where he represents individuals seeking protection from persecution and relying on family and private life rights. Jonathan also recently joined René Cassin’s Board as a trustee.
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