SCMP Hong Kong Series

The Hongkongers seeking new lives in Britain on BN(O) scheme

More than 100,000 Hongkongers are seeking new lives in Britain under a special scheme that promises citizenship for many residents of the former colony. The departures, which follow in the wake of a deep shift in the city’s political landscape, have broken apart extended families, reshaped careers and changed ideas about education. In a three-part series, the immigrants tell the Post about the difficulty of leaving loved ones behind, their financial struggles, and more.

Updated: 23 Mar 2022