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UK's Chief inspector of immigration resigns

19:41 15/09/2014
John Vine, the independent chief inspector of the UK's borders and immigration services, has announced that he will leave his post on 31st December this year, six months before the end of his current...

Blair says UK Labour should challenge UKIP on immigration

11:59 02/06/2014
The former Labour Prime Minister of the UK, Tony Blair, has warned the current Labour leader, Ed Miliband that he must not change Labour's immigration policy in order to try to fight off the...

UK admits £500m immigration system cannot count immigrants

17:43 02/05/2014
The UK's Home Office, the government department responsible for immigration matters, has admitted that a computerised immigration checking system which has cost at least £500m to develop doesn't work...

Senior cabinet minister says UK will miss 100,000 immigration target

12:02 10/01/2014
Vince Cable, the UK's Business Secretary, has told the BBC that the immigration target set by UK Prime Minister David Cameron is 'arbitrary' and 'impractical'. He added that the government 'almost...

An independent Scotland would launch a 'green card' immigration scheme

10:20 27/11/2013
On Tuesday 26th November 2013, the Scottish National Party revealed its white paper Scotland's Future; Your Guide to an Independent Future which contains a detailed programme of policies that would...

UK's chief immigration inspector says e-Borders has 'some way to go'

10:25 15/10/2013
On Wednesday 9th October 2013, the UK's chief inspector of immigration and borders, John Vine, issued a highly critical report about the UK's e-Borders programme. The report says that the programme...

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