I grew up here, but Britain is doing all it can to stop me becoming a citizen

I grew up here, but Britain is doing all it can to stop me becoming a citizen

Clapton girl, Chrisann Jarrett, shares her opinion on immigration and asylum in The Guardian.

I was born in Jamaica but arrived in the UK aged eight to join my mum. I loved school, and in my final year was made head girl at Clapton Girls’ Academy. I was so excited when I won a place at LSE to study law in 2013. It was only then that I realised that my immigration status meant I would not be able to take up my place.

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