Independent all-ranks staff association for regular, reserve and veteran UK armed forces personnel

Lance Corporal 'Bale' Baleiwai - last push - please sign petition now if you haven't already

baleThe Baleiwai family have asked us to give this petition 'one last push' as it closes shortly. Please sign it if you haven't already. The petition is at this link:



The petition reads:

We, the undersigned, call on the British Government to grant British Citizenship to Isimeli Baleiwai after 13 years military service with the British Armed Forces.

We, the undersigned, call on the British Government to review immigration Law and Policy regarding Foreign and Commonwealth Soldiers.


Several members have been in touch with BAFF about the case of ex-Lance Corporal Bale Baleiwai, who after serving honourably in the British Army for 13 years, and despite having a British family, was  given three weeks to leave the country. The original deadline expired on 9 August. Please sign the petition on his behalf.Upd
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