Many of our families face immigration issues today. The UK Government still has not granted full citizenship rights to all Chagossians. Families face a second exile and are separated once again. We help our community complete applications and navigate this difficult process.
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Katie McQue Writes: ‘First they were evicted by the British from their island home. Now the descendants of the Chagossians are facing deportation from the same country that made them exiles’.
“It is important to note that had they not been driven from their motherland, all Chagossians would have the right to register as a British Overseas Territories Citizen in the first place, a situation the home affairs committee described as perverse. Not only have the Chagossians been evicted from their homeland, for many this has also had the effect of stripping their citizenship.”