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windrush cases have seen terrible mistakes, says minister

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windrush cases have seen terrible mistakes, says minister

image copyrightpaimage caption the windrush generation began arriving in the uk in 1948 some "terrible mistakes" have been made in the cases involving the windrush generation facing deportation from the uk, the immigration minister has said.caroline noakes said the home office wanted to make it as "easy as we possibly can" for those affected.many long-term immigrants who arrived from the commonwealth as children have been told they are here illegally.downing street confirmed the pm will hold a meeting with other commonwealth leaders to discuss the issue this week.the meeting was announced amid growing calls for the prime minister to take action, including a letter from a cross-party group of more than 100 mps.labour mp david lammy tweeted that the meeting was a "small u-turn", adding that he wanted the government to "guarantee the status of all the windrush children caught up in this crisis" by the end of the day. mrs may's spokesman said the prime minister was clear that "no-one with the right to be here will be made to leave".he added that the pm is "aware that many people are unlikely to have documents that are over 40 years old". commonwealth leaders are in london this week for the commonwealth heads of government meeting (chogm). thousands of people arrived in the uk as children in the first wave of commonwealth immigration 70 years ago.they are known as the windrush generation - a reference to the ship, the empire windrush, which brought workers fro...