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UK cabinet split on immigration policy

13:46 13/11/2012
There are reports of a growing rift in the UK government over immigration. The Guardian, a UK newspaper, reports that the Prime Minister, David Cameron, held a meeting with Home Secretary, Theresa...

Canadian immigration minister says he will reform student visa system

10:08 26/10/2012
Jason Kenney, the Canadian immigration minister, has said that he approves of measures taken by the British government to reform its student visa system and intends to reform the Canadian visa system...

UK immigration force raids law firm in Yorkshire

12:24 25/10/2012
The UK Border Agency's Criminal and Financial Investigation team conducted a series of raids in Yorkshire on 23rd October 2012. Four people were arrested on suspicion of people-trafficking offences...

Lord Bilimoria criticises UK government on immigration cap

17:23 17/10/2012
The Indian born peer, Lord Bilimoria, the founder of the Cobra Beer company, has criticised the UK government over its immigration policy, according to the Bradford Telegraph and Argus, a Yorkshire...

UK immigration squad arrests eight in London visa fraud raid

15:59 17/10/2012
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has reported that it has made eight arrests in London as part of a major investigation of a suspected visa fraud ring. UKBA investigators along with officers seconded from...

UKBA refuse visas for minor paperwork errors

15:47 17/10/2012
In 2010, the UK's new Coalition government promised to cut immigration into the UK from around 260,000 a year to below 100,000 a year by 2015. To that end, it introduced a cap on the number of Tier 2...