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Windrush Scandal: Immigration Policies and Job Monday

windrush scandal: We will do right by the Windrush generation, Javid told lawmakers in the House of Commons, according to Toronto Star. Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Javid to the key job Monday, hours after predecessor Amber Rudd resigned over her role in what has become known as the Windrush scandal. Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he would do whatever it takes to resolve the status of all those who have become innocent casualties of the Conservative government's tough immigration policies. Read more Article Continued Below U.K. interior minister Amber Rudd quits over growing immigration scandal The furor began weeks ago when the Guardian newspaper reported that some people from the Caribbean who have lived in Britain for decades had been refused medical care or threatened with deportation because they couldn't produce paperwork proving their right to reside in the country. Others have been told by the government that they are in Britain illegally and must leave. Those affected are known as the Windrush generation after the ship Empire Windrush, which in 1948 brought hundreds of Caribbean immigrants to a Britain seeking nurses, railway workers and others to help it rebuild after the devastation of Second World War. react-empty 141 They and many subsequent Commonwealth immigrants had an automatic right to settle in the U.K. But some have now been denied housing, jobs or medical treatment because of requirements that employers and doctors check people's immigration status. ( As reported in the news.