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New cross party group on immigration established in UK parliament

11:15 11/10/2012
A new cross-party parliamentary group focussing on immigration has been established in the UK parliament. The group is chaired by the former Labour MP and immigration minister Barbara Roche and has...

UK immigration staff told not to apologise for border delays

11:39 01/05/2012
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has told UK border staff at London's Heathrow Airport to stop apologising for UK immigration delays. UK immigration staff had been handing out leaflets to passengers...

London Mayor criticizes UK immigration cap

11:39 04/01/2011
London Mayor Boris Johnson says that the UK Government's immigration cap will harm Britain's economy and make the nation uncompetitive. Johnson said that business was having a difficult time finding...

UK Immigration Cap under attack from within Government

19:50 21/09/2010
There is continuing disagreement in the UK Coalition Government between the more pro- immigration Liberal Democrat Government Ministers and Conservative Party Government Ministers. The Liberal...

UK Immigration amnesty would boost economy

11:41 16/06/2009
A study commissioned by the London Mayor Boris Johnson suggests that an immigration amnesty would lead to a GBP3 billion boost to the economy. The London School of Economics study also concludes that...

London Mayor calls for UK Immigration Amnesty

13:52 11/03/2009
Boris Johnson, the London mayor, again called for an "earned" amnesty for illegal migrants. The interim study by the London School of Economics, commissioned by the mayor, estimated that about 450,...