Home Office suspends immigration checks on UK bank accounts – The Guardian

Posted May 18th, 2018 in banking, immigration, news by tracey

‘The Home Office is to suspend controversial immigration checks on thousands of bank accounts in the wake of the Windrush scandal. The department is in the process of contacting banks and building societies to instruct them to reduce the scope of the checks, which were introduced as part of Theresa May’s plans to create a “hostile environment” for illegal immigrants.’

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The Guardian, 17th May 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com