UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid meets the press following his appointment as the new British Home Secretary following resignation of Amber Rudd in London, on April 30. Rudd had resigned over the Windrush scandal, in which the Home Office reportedly destroyed thousands of landing cards documenting the arrival of long-term migrants to Britain, who were subsequently hreatened with deportation, sacking and the removal of their health care. Photo: EPA

Vital immigration documents are lost by British Home Office, throwing lives into turmoil

In one inspection, 150 boxes of lost mail, including correspondence from applicants and their lawyers, were discovered in a room in an immigration office.

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UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid meets the press following his appointment as the new British Home Secretary following resignation of Amber Rudd in London, on April 30. Rudd had resigned over the Windrush scandal, in which the Home Office reportedly destroyed thousands of landing cards documenting the arrival of long-term migrants to Britain, who were subsequently hreatened with deportation, sacking and the removal of their health care. Photo: EPA
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