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Demand the Government clarify the legal status of Windrush Generation

The British Nationality Act 1948 created the status of "Citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies" allowing the Windrush Generation to stay in the UK as Citizens, if their status has changed please clarify which act changed this, if not publicly state the Windrush Generation are all citizens.

Relevant legislation is as follows:
Summary of British Nationality act 1948 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Nationality_Act_1948
Summary of Commonwealth immigration act 1962 -https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_Immigrants_Act_1962
Summary of Commonwealth immigration act 1968 -https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_Immigrants_Act_1968
Summary of Immigration Act 1971 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_Act_1971

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Currently ranked 609 out of 1,681 open petitions, and 18,991 out of 103,925 petitions ever created.

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Open

Created By

James Corrall

Created On

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Closing Date

Tuesday 9 April 2019

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