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Arrests made in illegal immigrant smuggling raid

Eighteen people have been arrested in Britain and France on suspicion of helping to smuggle Sri Lankan illegal immigrants into the UK, the Home Office says. Immigration enforcement officers and Kent police carried out simultaneous raids on addresses in London, Luton and Essex at around 05:00 BST, it said. Properties...
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UKBA Removal Charter Fights Cost £10.3 million

67 UKBA Charter flights in 2009/2010 costing £10.3 million ‘Freemovement’ requested information on Charter flights removing persons from the UK who have breached UK immigration rules. The request was dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 1. In the financial year April 2009/March 2010 how many charter flights...
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Four People Arrested Over Sham Marriage.

Four people were arrested as part of an investigation by UKBA officers into a suspected sham marriage. Acting on intelligence, UKBA officers from the Thames Valley immigration crime team swooped on Oxford Register Office at around midday on 8 June 2010, just as the service was about to start. The...
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