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Migrants are our families, our friends, our colleagues, our neighbours. Yet, in the middle of a pandemic, the UK Government prioritises immigration enforcement over public health.
If the UK loses the highly skilled and experienced migrant workers who currently prop up the care sector, a major crisis could emerge.
It is unclear what happens to these people and their families should they get sick, or worse still, pass away in the line of duty.
Chartering flights during travel bans and national lockdowns is a dangerous reminder of how exploitative labour overrides political and public health responsibility.
The way richer nations respond to the coronavirus crash will have significant economic ramifications for countries dependent on remittances.