Theresa May to meet with Caribbean leaders as she seeks to allay deportation fears of the Windrush generation

Theresa May is set to meet Caribbean leaders after ministers were forced to apologise for the “appalling” treatment of the Windrush generation.

It came after Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she would set up a new taskforce to speed up regularisation of the immigration status of those who arrived in the UK as long ago as the 1940s.

The move came amid growing anger that people who had lived in Britain since they were schoolchildren were now being denied access to healthcare and threatened with deportation over UK paperwork issues.

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