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Zimbabwean Failed Asylum Returns to Resume.

from UKPA Britain will resume enforcing the return of failed asylum seekers to Zimbabwe, the Government has said. The move comes after asylum judges ruled there was no evidence that those being returned would generally be at risk of harm. But each case will still be considered “on their individual...
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Lib-Con Government Unveils Europe’s Biggest Immigration Detention Centre.

The opening of two new wings at Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) will make it Europe’s largest, Immigration Minister Damian Green announced today. The unveiling of additional detention space comes as the UK Border Agency is intensifying enforcement activity across the country to crackdown on illegal working, sham marriages, bogus...
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Five Arrested by UKBA in North East.

From UKBA Five people were arrested following a series of UK Border Agency raids in the North East. The enforcement operations were part of a nationwide summer campaign to tackle illegal working, sham marriages, bogus colleges and organised immigration crime. Acting on intelligence, officers visited the Hong Kong Chop Suey,...
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(UKBA) Chief Inspector Reports on the Regions.

The report “Inspection of UK Border Agency operations in Wales and the South West” is the first comprehensive inspection of the UK Border Agency’s regional operations within the UK. Cardiff, Bristol, Holyhead and Plymouth ports were inspected along with enforcement operations in Bristol and Cardiff. Independent Chief Inspector, John Vine...
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Illegal Workers Arrested in Belfast.

From UKBA A man and woman were arrested by the UK Border Agency in Belfast  on Wednesday 26 May, as part of a UK wide crackdown on suspected illegal working. Acting on intelligence, UK Border Agency officers conducted an operation at a private address in east Belfast. They questioned individuals at...
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Delays in Visa Applications.

With the re-opening of UK airports from 22:00, Tuesday 20 April, the UK Border Agency has announced that it is making every effort to minimise delays in visa applications. According to the agency, it will take time for the situation to return to normal in some areas. Flight cancellations caused...
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