Married woman faces deportation – BBC News

Posted September 9th, 2009 in immigration, married persons, news, visas by sally

“A married Canadian woman is due to fly out of Heathrow later under imminent threat of deportation from the UK.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Gang jailed over multi-million pound visa scam – UK Border Agency

Posted June 5th, 2009 in fraud, press releases, sentencing, visas by sally

“Three people have today been jailed for a total of 19 years following the largest ever immigration crime investigation by the UK Border Agency and police.”

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UK  Border Agency, 3rd June 2009

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Indian immigrants earned millions from visa fraud factory – The Times

Posted June 4th, 2009 in fraud, news, visas by sally

“Two illegal immigrants from India earned millions of pounds from a visa fraud ‘factory”’that helped an estimated 4,000 bogus students to cheat Britain’s “shambolic” border controls.”

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The Times, 4th June 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

300,000 UK visas ‘wrongly issued’ – BBC News

Posted November 18th, 2008 in immigration, news, visas by sally

“An estimated 300,000 visas giving foreigners the right to come to Britain may have been wrongly approved every year, a committee of MPs has been told.”

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BBC News, 18th November 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Home Office bars Thaksin Shinawatra from returning to Britain – The Times

Posted November 10th, 2008 in news, visas by sally

“Thaksin Shinawatra, the deposed Thai Prime Minister and former owner of Manchester City Football Club, has had his visa revoked by the British Government, two years after he fled to exile in London following a military coup.”

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The Times, 10th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Marriage visa age to rise later this month – UK Border Agency

Posted November 5th, 2008 in forced marriages, marriage, press releases, visas by sally

“The age at which someone can apply for a marriage visa will increase from 18 to 21 from the end of this month, the Government announced today.”

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UK Border Agency, 4th November 2008

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk