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BBC warns people against using two UK immigration firms

12:21 24/10/2012
A BBC investigation has revealed that a UK immigration advisory firm took fees for services it did not provide. Former employees say that they were encouraged to lie to clients. The investigation has...

UK's National Union of Students calls for end to police registration

18:29 04/10/2012
The National Union of Students has called for an end to the requirement for students to register with police before they begin their courses. It is the start of the academic year in the UK and the...

UK Home Office fights ruling that it must disclose 'immigration blacklist'

17:47 28/09/2012
The UK's Home Office is to appeal against a decision of the Information Commissioner which requires it to disclose an 'immigration blacklist' of 44 countries to an immigration rights campaigner...

Some Tier 2 sponsorship licences must be renewed by 26th November

15:08 25/09/2012
The first licences for employers to sponsor migrant workers for visas under the UK's points-based visa system were granted on 26th November 2008. Licences last for four years so those licences will...

UK asylum system is 'traumatic' for children

15:01 25/09/2012
A report issued by the Children's Society has criticised the United Kingdom's treatment of children from overseas who claim asylum. The report says that UK immigration officials have developed 'a...

UK Border Agency awards contract to outsourcing firm Capita.

18:09 19/09/2012
The UK Border Agency (UKBA), one of Britain's main immigration authorities, has placed a contract to find and deport illegal immigrants in the hands of a private sector company, Capita. The contract...

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