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.theguardian - 12 days ago

Police to stop passing on immigration status of crime victims

New measures include ban on officers checking computer solely to see if someone has leave to remain in UKPolice will cease to automatically pass information about people suspected of being in the country illegally to deportation authorities if they come forward as victims of crime, according to a new policy hammered out in the wake of the Windrush scandal, the Guardian has learned.The new measures, agreed by police chiefs in England and Wales, include a ban on officers checking the police national computer solely to see if someone has leave to remain in the UK. Continue reading...

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