Go home’ ad campaign targeting illegal immigrants faces court challenge

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A government advertising campaign that targets racially mixed areas with mobile billboards warning illegal immigrants to “go home or face arrest” is being challenged through the courts.

Vans carrying the abrupt message have been driven around six boroughs where there are high numbers of immigrants as part of a pilot scheme that has caused a coalition split and has been described by Nigel Farage, the Ukip leader, as “nasty”.

The Refugee and Migrant Forum of East London (Ramfel) held “an emergency tension-monitoring” meeting with Home Office officials on Friday afternoon after receiving complaints about the intimidating nature of the message.

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Immigration Minister- Mark Harper

Immigration Minister- Mark Harper

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  • austinvital

    Very crude and frustrating formula to remove “illegal immigrants from UK”