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UK Home Office plans biometric immigration document to control borders

17:03 29/01/2007
• Watch This Video Through the UK Borders Bill published last week The United Kingdom s Home Office is aiming for stronger border security which is expected to help in the fight against illegal...

UK may compel foreigners to register identity data by 2008

19:25 20/12/2006
The UK government may force foreign nationals living in Britain to register their biometric data by 2008, aiming to curb illegal immigration and identity fraud costing £1.7 billion ($3.3 billion) a...

Use of UK public services by immigrants

16:34 11/12/2006
It is generally acknowledged that immigrants pay far more into social services than they get back out of it. It is, in fact, one of the driving philosophies of the "managed immigration" system: the...

UK HSMP Suspended pending a new scheme in a month

14:00 07/11/2006
• Watch This Video The first step towards a points based system for managing migration was launched today with the introduction of new rules for highly skilled foreign workers applying to come to the...

UK visas, work permits and application costs to rise for April, 2007

19:16 31/10/2006
• Watch This Video The Home Office for the United Kingdom announced on 30 October that it was reviewing the way migrants were charged for work permits, student visas and nationality applications. A...

UK immigration staff can ask Muslim women to remove veils

12:38 27/10/2006
• Watch This Video The Home Office has confirmed immigration officers have the right to ask women wearing veils to remove them so that they can check their identity when they first arrive in the...