When you hear some stories of immigrants in London, it’s easy to become intimidated. There are some people that get taken to immigrant detention centres, stripped of their British citizenship, or deported to their native country (even if they have not lived there for decades). There are also some people studying or working in the U.K. who have violated the stipulations of their visa and are facing difficulties in getting a British passport or a new visa.
Usually, these scenarios happen when you don’t have enough proper documents to prove your legal right to live, study, or work in the country. You may also experience problems that, unfortunately, gives rise to run-ins with immigration laws such as a relative abroad who got sick and required you to be away from London for too long. These and other stories are truly daunting, and similar events can happen to any immigrant who may have issues with their citizenship. Continue reading