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Whistle blowers claim untrained UK immigration staff made mistakes

10:40 14/08/2012
Whistle blowers have claimed that extra staff deployed by the UK Border Force during the London Olympic Games were responsible for a series of potentially serious errors. 500 extra staff were...

UK Border Force report finding fewer fake UK passports

18:19 08/08/2012
The number of fake passports detected at UK ports and airports has nearly halved in the past five years, according to new statistics. UK border officials found 1,858 forgeries last year compared to 3...

UK immigration to bring in extra staff to deal with long queues

11:56 22/05/2012
UK Immigration Minister Damian Green announced that the UK Border Force will be recruiting an additional 70 staff at Heathrow Airport to deal with long queues. He said the staff would be brought in...

Report claims that UK Immigration detaining children in "degrading" conditions

12:14 15/05/2012
The UK Border Agency has been accused of detaining immigrant children in "degrading and disgraceful" conditions at Heathrow airport, according to an official watchdog, the Heathrow independent...

UK immigration staff expected to strike on 10 May

14:53 07/05/2012
UK immigration staff are planning to stage a one-day strike in a dispute over public sector pensions. The strike, set for 10 May is expected to cause even further disruption and result in delays at...

Airlines warn of possible delays at UK immigration Border

9:52 05/04/2012
UK airlines are warning of potential delays at airports during Easter and during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations due to tougher immigration checks at border control. The British Air...