At around 3.00pm the UKBA decided to raid, in broad daylight, a beauty salon on Clifton St. Despite there being children and customers inside the UKBA shut the doors of the shop and closed the shutters. No Borders activists were present and quickly got support and a banner to highlight the reality that this is an everyday occurrence for people without the correct citizenship. Leaflets were handed out and passers-by stopped to give support or have discussions. Many people were outraged and told us that the shop had been raided before. They left without detaining anyone and carried on into Splott in two unmarked blue people carriers. Some supporters tried to ask a local traffic warden to ticket the illegally parked cars but she told them that she couldn’t because it was a UKBA vehicle.

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