Former England boxer Kelvin Bilal Fawaz wins 16-year battle to stay in UK

30 June 2020 10:27
Exclusive: Fawaz, who was trafficked to the UK from Nigeria as a child, won his Home Office appeal last weekThe former England boxer Kelvin Bilal Fawaz has won his 16-year legal battle to live and work in the UK after the Home Office granted him leave to remain for 30 months.Fawaz, who has represented England six times and was once an amateur champion, has been struggling to establish his adult nationality and immigration status after being trafficked from Nigeria to the UK as a child and kept in domestic servitude. Related: Former England boxer released from immigration centre Related: Lockdown gives asylum seekers reprieve and hope for change in policy Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian