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The "Windrush" Generation
« on: April 24, 2018, 07:44:04 AM »
Am I missing something?

I would have thought that the "Windrush" generation would have applied for British citizenship 50 odd years ago  rubschin:

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Re: The "Windrush" Generation
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2018, 07:47:37 AM »
Isn't it the case that technically they were British subjects when they arrived?
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Re: The "Windrush" Generation
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2018, 07:50:12 AM »
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Re: The "Windrush" Generation
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2018, 07:53:36 AM »
Am I missing something?

I would have thought that the "Windrush" generation would have applied for British citizenship 50 odd years ago  rubschin:

That is my understanding... lazy parents...  noooo:
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Re: The "Windrush" Generation
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2018, 08:04:50 AM »
Am I missing something?

I would have thought that the "Windrush" generation would have applied for British citizenship 50 odd years ago  rubschin:

That is my understanding... lazy parents...  noooo:
Did your parents apply for British citizenship for you?  Mine didn't for me, everyone just believed me when it ever came up incl getting that first passport.  But then I'm white

Well, whatever nevermind

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Re: The "Windrush" Generation
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2018, 08:14:16 AM »
Am I missing something?

I would have thought that the "Windrush" generation would have applied for British citizenship 50 odd years ago  rubschin:

That is my understanding... lazy parents...  noooo:
Did your parents apply for British citizenship for you?  Mine didn't for me, everyone just believed me when it ever came up incl getting that first passport.  But then I'm white

No, but then they hadn't just arrived in a forrin country...
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Re: The "Windrush" Generation
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2018, 08:26:06 AM »
Am I missing something?

I would have thought that the "Windrush" generation would have applied for British citizenship 50 odd years ago  rubschin:

That is my understanding... lazy parents...  noooo:
Did your parents apply for British citizenship for you?  Mine didn't for me, everyone just believed me when it ever came up incl getting that first passport.  But then I'm white

No, but then they hadn't just arrived in a forrin country...
And thinking about it they did of course register my birth

Well, whatever nevermind