Immigrants can get Covid vaccine without repercussions

Illegal immigrants can get COVID vaccine without repercussions as officials rule out checks.

When the coronavirus pandemic struck in the spring, the government announced that anyone seeking a test or treatment for coronavirus would not have their immigration status checked.

It is now being made explicit that this principle applies to vaccinations too.

It is estimated up to 1.3million are urged to register for a Covid-19 jab in drive for herd immunity, with promise they’ll face NO action from the Home Office.

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‘Coronavirus vaccines will be offered to everyone living in the UK free of charge, regardless of immigration status,’ a Government spokesman said last night.

Undocumented UK migrants to be offered Covid vaccine without any checks.

The Department of Health and Social Care will share only ‘limited’ data with the Home Office on anyone who comes forward, it is understood.

It means the identities of irregular migrants will not be passed on to police or immigration officers who are responsible for removing those here illegally. The migrants will have to wait for their place in the jab schedule set out by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, according to age and health risks.

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