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Jamaican man in UK for 38 years must wait another 10 to apply for citizenship

Jamaican man in UK for 38 years must wait another 10 to apply for citizenship



Dennis Henry, 61, granted leave to remain after almost four decades of struggling to secure his immigration statusA Jamaican man in his 60s who arrived in the UK at the age of 23 has been granted leave to remain after four decades of struggling to secure his immigration status. But he will not be able to apply for British citizenship for another decade.Dennis Henry, 61, came to the UK in January 1986 to join members of his family. He was an apprentice tailor and dreamed of a career as an engineer in the music industry. He arrived on a six-month visa and was unsuccessful in attempts to regularise his status because, like some members of the Windrush generation, he was unable to evidence his years of residency in the UK. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/article/2024/jun/11/jamaican-man-in-uk-for-38-years-must-wait-another-10-to-apply-for-citizenship

Author : Diane Taylor

Publish date : 2024-06-11 06:00:37

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