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Immigration: Scrap targets after Brexit, CBI urges

Image copyright Getty Images The net migration targets should be scrapped after Brexit, business body the CBI has said. Targets should be replaced with a system that ensures people coming to the UK make a…

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Mustafa Dawood: Brother’s questions after immigration raid death

Image copyright Abdalaziz Osman Image caption Mustafa’s nickname was Casillas after a Real Madrid goalkeeper In June 2018, Mustafa Dawood died after falling through a factory roof while running away from immigration officers. It was…


Windrush scandal: Home Office immigration approach ‘needs reform’

Image copyright PA “Root and branch reform” of the Home Office’s approach to immigration is needed in the wake of the Windrush scandal, a committee of MPs has said. The Home Affairs Committee said members…


Family’s £15k debt from fight against Section 322(5) immigration rule

Image copyright Roofi and Aamir Image caption Roofi and Aamir Wani have not been able to register their son Hammad for a passport A family say they have been left £15,000 in debt, without passports…


Immigration rules to be relaxed for non-EU doctors and nurses

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSajid Javid discussing the net migration target earlier this month The government is to relax immigration rules to allow more non-EU skilled workers into the UK. On…


Victims of serious crime face arrest over immigration status

By Catrin Nye, Natalie Bloomer and Samir Jeraj BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLawyer Sulaiha Ali says victims of crime are being treated as criminals because of their…


Austerity and immigration rules concern UN racism official

Image copyright EPA The UK’s ethnic minorities have been “disproportionately” affected by the government’s austerity and immigration policies, a UN inspector has said. Tendayi Achiume, the Special Rapporteur on Racism, criticised the “hostile environment” brought…


People wrongfully deported from UK, immigration official admits

Image copyright PA A “handful” of people have been wrongly deported from the UK since 2012, the country’s most senior immigration enforcement official has admitted. Hugh Ind told MPs “up to five” people had been…


Illegal immigration: Are ID cards the answer?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A sample identity card was unveiled by Labour in 2008 Two former Labour home secretaries – Charles Clarke and Alan Johnson – are urging the government to reconsider identity…


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