Windrush debacle overshadows Commonwealth summit

The treatment of postwar immigrants from Commonwealth nations caused controversy this week, casting a pall over a heads-of-government meeting in London. Here’s the best of our opinion and analysis

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The hounding of longstanding black residents highlights lasting xenophobia

The Windrush fiasco and the troubles with a 2nd Brexit referendum

The UK needs a controlled but open system to attract investment and address shortages

Legal uncertainty over Commonwealth migrants must be resolved

An event meant as a celebration started with an anguished Windrush apology

The Home Office has enforced policy in a rigid and rules-based way

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