Automatic citizenship/ILR for IMGs in UK

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I, alongside several other doctors and nurses in the NHS,am in the forefront of the war against the menace COVID-19 is becoming. Many of these doctors, nurses, pharmacists...are IMGs(international medical graduates) who have to apply and pay for visa and health surcharge every year-not just for ourselves but for each family member- to work here (for a family of 4, this would cost about £3000 yearly).Currently, we go home with a nibbling fear of death, of infecting our loved ones, of not being there to share in the joy of our young kids entering high schools, fears of our family being sent back to our home countries should anything happen to us,...the list goes on.

The Nepalese fought in WW2 and were granted citizenship for their bravery. If this is war against coronavirus, all we ask is for IMG doctors working in the UK at this time be granted automatic citizenship/indefinite leave to remain for us to work with clarity and peace of mind knowing our family are not left in the lurch.

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender"- This excerpt of Winston Churchill's speech is our charge against COVID-19. Join me in beseeching the UK government to reward us as the soldiers that we are.