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Organised immigration fraud gang jailed

Seven members of an organised immigration fraud gang have been jailed for more than 19 years on 2 August at Manchester crown court. Bangladeshi born Ataur Talukdar (also known as Ataur Rahman), 49 organised a gang of friends and relatives to illegally assist foreign nationals to remain in the UK....
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UKBA Immigration fees change on 6 April 2013

According to UKBA, following Parliamentary approval, there will be an increase in fees for visa applications made from overseas and applications made from within the UK from Saturday 6 April 2013. All applications submitted from 00:01 (UK time) on Saturday 6 April, must be accompanied by the correct fee. Any...
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Leading music college loses border licence

A music college whose former pupils include Leona Lewis and Goldie has had its licence to sponsor non-EU students revoked by the UK Border Agency (UKBA). International students on diploma courses at Point Blank Music School in north London must find a new sponsor for their studies or leave the...
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Criminal network dismantled in joint operation

A gang suspected of helping dozens of Albanian migrants attempt to reach the UK illegally has been dismantled, by UKBA officers and Italian police. The gang, which was based in Turin, charged their clients up to 5,000 Euros (£4,300) for a package of falsified Italian identity documents and flight tickets....
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