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Strip Home Office of UK visa powers says ex-border boss

11:03 28/04/2022
Priti Patel’s former UK border boss, Glyn Williams, has called for the Home Office to be stripped of its UK visa powers amid its farcical handling of a refugee scheme. Williams has urged the UK...

UK Immigration review teachers on Tier 2 Visa Shortage Occupation List

13:43 15/06/2016
On 26 May 2016 UK Home Secretary, Theresa May, commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to assess whether there is a shortage of primary and secondary school teachers in general or only...

Fears grow about misuse of UK immigration terrorism powers

17:01 28/08/2013
On Sunday 18th August 2013, David Miranda, a Brazilian citizen was travelling from Germany to Brazil. He took a connecting flight to Heathrow where he was due to fly on to Rio de Janeiro. At Heathrow...

EU immigrants to be required to work in UK before claiming benefits

16:59 05/06/2013
A UK newspaper has reported that the UK is to require EU citizens to work in the UK for 'up to a year' before they can claim benefits. If this happens, it will escalate a dispute between the UK and...

Greek border guards accused of human rights breach

18:06 12/12/2012
Human rights campaigners have alleged that Greek border guards have been using illegal tactics to keep refugees out of Greece. Greece has long been the main point of entry for illegal immigrants into...