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UKBA Announces Charges for Registration By Descent be Dropped

September 7, 2010


Michael Turberville of campaign has announced that the UKBA will soon drop its fees for children of British mothers born before 1983 for registration. This is very welcome and good news as we have been campaigning for this change in order for this group to be treated equally. There still remains the question of children […]

How my rights were eroded

August 14, 2010


I am half English and Half Bengali, I much prefer the term Eurasian or mixed descent rather then half breed as I find the latter term offensive and derogatory. My parents both met here soon after the war when they both worked for a defence in the Royal Ordnance. My father was a Chemical Engineers […]

What is the right of abode ?

August 13, 2010


How the UKBA is acting Unlawfully What is the right of abode The right of abode gives a person complete freedom from immigration control and permission Does the right of abode expire when a passport expire A person who has the right of abode does not lose their right of abode simply because their passport […]

A Step Too Far

August 11, 2010


When I read reports of immigration officers dealing with asylum seekers have “grant monkeys” to put on their colleagues desks when they give a grant to a n asylum seeker and stories of whistle-blowers actually being punished for doing the right thing their conscious tells to, I can’t help but feel reinforced in my belief […]

Status and Terms

July 28, 2010


Right of Abode Additionally, right of abode is conferred on Commonwealth and British Subjects and are those who are : were born before 1983 with a UK-born mother (those born before 1983 and legitimately descended from a UK-born father are British citizens, whether or not they are Commonwealth citizens/British subjects); or were adopted before 1983 […]