Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Son Of Windrush Immigrant From Saint Lucia Loses High Court Fight In UK

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BBC News:– The son of a Windrush generation immigrant has lost a High Court fight with the Home Secretary Priti Patel.

Damian Gabrielle, 39, who moved from St Lucia to Britain at 18, wants to challenge the decision to “refuse to regularise” his immigration status.

A High Court judge refused to give him the go-ahead to seek a judicial review.

Mr Gabrielle, of Catford, south-east London, says he is “devastated” by Mrs Justice Ellenbogen’s conclusion that he did not have an arguable case.

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Lawyers representing Mr Gabrielle said his father, Alexander Prospere, arrived in the UK after leaving St Lucia aged 19 in 1961.

Barrister Grace Brown, who led Mr Gabrielle’s legal team, told the judge the government’s Windrush Scheme said a child of a Commonwealth citizen parent who arrived in the UK before the age of 18 could qualify for leave to remain.

Ms Brown said Mr Prospere was a “Windrush victim” and argued that he was unable to support his son’s bid to enter the UK before Mr Gabrielle turned 18 because his status as a British citizen was not confirmed until 2019.

People arriving in the UK between 1948 and 1971 from Caribbean countries have become known as the Windrush generation.

It refers to the ship MV Empire Windrush, which docked in Tilbury on 22 June 1948, bringing workers from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and other islands, to help fill post-war UK labour shortages.

The ship carried 492 passengers, many of them children.

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  1. Whatever! look corona killing so many of you in those white countries! poverty is relative! man thrives best in healthy unpolluted air surrounded by greenery. your development is fake, your money is fake. only life is real while you have the breath. you people are finding that out now. so shut up! going to these countries is for lost sheep fooled by people like you.

  2. Dr. Queen, I admit that’s a respectable list that you’ve compiled there. But you conveniently missed out telling all. Tell me of one country that is run / governed by blacks that would remotely be the envy of whites? All blacks do is try to pile into first world white countries then complain about not getting opportunities. Why don’t whites ever want to come to 3rd world black governed countries? Oh! because they’re $hitholes. You welcome to move to the civilized countries as long as you play by the established rules. Any questions Queenie?

  3. @Canadian superstar let me break it you:1. the highest number of nobel laureate per square miles in the world is found nowhere else but a black country. It is called St Lucia. 2. Among the most talented orators in history is Martin Luther King -black. 3.The most gifted singers in the world are from the black race (too numerous to count). 4.The top performers in any sport are the black race (again way to many). 6.The first library in the world was in a black country. It is called Timbuktu. 7. The most advanced civilisation the world has ever seen is called Egypt. A black country. In fact, word is that their paintings and writings revealed planes and even equipment for inter-stellar travel long before white people knew what these were. 8. The first race on planet earth and from which all other races evolved is called the black race. The scientists knew this long before DNA evidence came along. Now crawl back under that hole where you came from.

  4. GOD :
    Once you spoke in a vision,
    to your faithful people you said :
    ”I have bestowed strength on a warrior ;
    I will exalte a young man from
    among the people.
    My hand will sustain him ;
    surely my arm will strengthen him.
    No enemy will subject him to tribuke
    no enemy will oppressed him.
    I will crushed his foes before him
    and strike down his adversaires.
    My faithful love will be with him,
    and through my name his horn will be
    He will call out to me, ‘You are my
    my God,the Rock,my deliverence
    my Savior

  5. Black people are incapable of playing by the rules. Instead of blacks rising to the level of the bar. They bitch and squabble to have the bar lowered to their level. Mediocrity is a way of life for blacks. I stand by the comment “rules are rules”. Get over it you underachievers.

  6. Down on my knees I found Jesus :
    Hear my Prayer,O LORD
    listen to my cry for mercy
    In the day of trouble I will cry to you.
    Have mercy on me,O LORD
    listen to my cry for mercy ; for I
    call to you all day long.
    Bring joy to me, for to you, O LORD
    I lift up my soul.
    The arrogant are attacking me,O God
    a band of ruthless men seeks me,
    men whithout regard for you.
    Among the gods there is none like you
    O LORD
    no deeds can compare with yours.
    All the nations you have made
    will come and worship before you.
    O LORD ;
    they will bring glory to your name.
    For you are great and do marvelous deeds ;
    you alone are God !!

  7. Did you say, Priti Patel? in the U.K. the worse lot to have to deal with, or to work with are – oh never mind, forget it.
    Frankly, it was the father’s fault. just plain stupidity; but that can be won at Appeals-Court and a good Lawyer.(With Prayer God will help)

  8. The UK has the most racist people you will ever come across. But they play the game differently. With the Americans you know what you are dealing with. Same thing with the Canadians. In the UK, it is subtle, but they know exactly how to make your life a misery. You will get stopped by police, you will be denied rent in particular areas even if you are able to pay, the jobs they reserve for people like you are cleaner, looking after old people ect… Thankfully, Caribbean people are not really moving to the UK. Let them deal with the Africans. That’s who they get now. You know why; We Caribbean people have choices. Why spend money to move to the UK, when Canada and the US is right next door and professionals can actually get jobs there rather than just racism. For those who like the Caribbean with a slight European and American flair, we move to the French islands and the US virgin Islands. We in the Caribbean read the tea leaves a long time ago, UK. You are not a destination of choice for Caribbean people. Better do your very best and try to hold on to those you have now because they will not be replenished. Our exotic Caribbean DNA have given birth to many talented and great looking people. Google this game of thrones girl called Nathalie. Hamilton Lewis is very talented. Naomi Campbell is the ageless queen of the runway. Britain, in short, the Caribbean, with their 6-10% British DNA is way too good for you. We strengthened you. Time to take this back. Ask Preti Patel, the Ugandan outcast, what percentage she got? Anyways, I hope this case gets thrown out at the higher courts. Teach this pretentious coolie a lesson!

  9. You went to the UK in 1961, your son was born in 1982….it means you traveled back and forth. Your status was confirmed in 2019 …your son would have been 17….you waited until he was over the age limit to fix papers. Even if he turned 18 after you started he would still qualify. Your fault daddy……stop playing victim

  10. I agree rules are rules … how was his father able to have a son born in St. Lucia if he had no immigration status. He must have had status to come to St. Lucia and return to the UK. So he allowed the time to run out before applying for the boy, simple. Rules are rules

  11. Canadian superstar is a racist c#nt who’s missus must have left him once she got a taste of the big black c@ck

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