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Windrush cases have seen terrible mistakes, says minister

Some "terrible mistakes" were made in cases involving the Windrush generation facing deportation from the UK, says immigration minister Caroline Nokes.Many long-term immigrants who arrived from the Commonwealth as children have been told they are here illegally.The BBC understands Home Secretary Amber Rudd plans to set up a team in the Home Office to help those affected.It follows a reversal by the prime minister, who will now discuss the issue with other Commonwealth leaders.A meeting of leaders, which will take place this week, was announced amid growing calls for Theresa May to take action, including a letter from a cross-party group of more than 100 MPs.Labour MP David Lammy tweeted that the meeting was a "small U-turn", adding ...