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Every 36 seconds a non-EU migrant is granted a UK Visa ‘residence permit’ misleading remarks by Daily Mail

15:24 18/12/2017
An article published by the Daily Mail’s Home Affairs Editor, Ian Drury, claims that non-EU migrants are handed UK residence permits at a rate of one every 36 seconds, despite Britain having no...

Inspector condemns UK immigration's failures in asylum cases

19:30 26/11/2012
The UK's chief inspector of immigration John Vine has released an extremely critical report which accuses the UK Border Agency (UKBA) of incompetence, inefficiency, poor customer service, a lack of...

UK immigration may introduce fast stream passport checks for VIPs

11:38 19/09/2012
The acting head of the UK Border Force (the UKBF), Brian Moore, told the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee that the organisation is considering the introduction of a fast stream at...

UK immigration warns visa application computers may crash again

19:30 22/05/2012
Earlier this month, the UK Border Agency's computer system crashed and led to the cancellation of 500 visa appointments, and officials warn that it could happen again. UKBA chief executive Rob...

Migration Advisory Committee recommends reducing UK immigration by up to 25 percent

11:57 21/11/2010
On 18 November 2010, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), a body set up to advise the UK Government on UK immigration including the UK's points based system , recommended that the UK Government...