Posted on March 24, 2021

Boris Johnson Says He’s Open to Amnesty for Some Migrants in U.K. Illegally

Tim Ross and Kitty Donaldson, Bloomberg, March 18, 2021

Boris Johnson led Britain out of the European Union on a wave of public anger with high levels of immigration. Now he says he’s open to the idea of an amnesty for migrants who move to the U.K. illegally.

“When people have been here for a very long time and haven’t fallen foul of the law, then it makes sense to try to regularize their status,” Johnson told a news conference Thursday in London. {snip}