In his remarks, Philip commented specifically on the Home Secretary’s suggestion that many thousands of people defined as belonging to the “Windrush generation” do not need to consult lawyers,
In comments to the Law Society Gazette Philip said: ‘However simple the process proposed by the minister, as with all applications made to the Home Office, evidence supporting them is key and applicants are not merely able to make an assertion of fact. Inevitably there will be some testing of the application especially in relation to family members born here to Windrush generation members. The Home Office’s track record will justify rightful cynicism by those that understand the system.’
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