Sunday, 6 May 2018

Afghan interpreters still threatened with deportation despite government suggesting they could stay

Afghan interpreters still threatened with deportation despite government suggesting they could stay | The Independent

Home secretary Sajid Javid announced that Afghan interpreters who worked with British troops fighting the Taliban would be allowed to stay in the UK for free following outrage over fees to apply for indefinite right to remain.

But the policy will only apply to those who arrived in the UK on a specific five-year visa scheme in 2012, which not all interpreters were eligible for.

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