Four Border Force officers have been honoured for saving the lives of 63 people during two incidents in the English Channel and the Mediterranean Sea.
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The Independent Chief Inspector calls for evidence on the inspection into the Home Office's approach to charging for its services.
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration publishes his Annual Report for the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018
Sopra Steria has been awarded the contract to deliver a new service for people applying for a work or study visa, settlement or citizenship from within the UK.
Members of the Windrush generation are being asked to share their experiences to help shape a bespoke compensation scheme.
The Chief Inspector makes 7 recommendations for improvements
A short term continuation of G4S’s contract to run the Gatwick Immigration Removal Centres has been agreed until a long term manager is identified.
Members of the Windrush generation who arrived in the UK before 1973 will be eligible for free citizenship, the Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced today.
Rochdale company director claiming supervision by European lawyers convicted for providing illegal immigration advice
Gemalto UK Ltd have been awarded the UK passport manufacturing and personalisation contract by Her Majesty’s Passport Office today.
The Independent Chief Inspector calls for evidence on the inspection of Home Office's partnership working with other government departments.
Inspection plan for 2018-19 to 2019-20
The OISC launches its first webinar. The topic is consumer satisfaction
Inspections - ‘ Best Interests’ of unaccompanied asylum seeking children, Victims of Modern Slavery, Stansted Airport, Exit checks, and the “Right to Rent” scheme
The Chief Inspector makes 2 recommendations, each of which breaks down into several parts.
The Chief Inspector was satisfied that 7 of the 12 recommendations from the original inspection could now be considered “closed”, but the remaining 5 require further work.
The Chief Inspector makes 4 recommendations.
The Chief Inspector makes 4 recommendations.
The Chief Inspector makes 9 recommendations for improvement.
The Chief Inspector makes one overarching recommendation.
The Home Secretary will lay 4 reports in Parliament on or around 2:30pm
The current registration requirements for Croatian workers will expire on 30 June bringing their rights to work in Britain in line with other EU citizens.
The Independent Chief Inspector is seeking suggestions to inform his inspection plan for 2018 to 2019
The Independent Chief Inspector calls for evidence on the Home Office's treatment of (non-detained) vulnerable adults.
Professor Jo Swaffield and Dr Brian Bell have been appointed as members of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) for 3 years from 6 February 2018.
The UK is more than half way towards meeting its commitment to resettle 20,000 people through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) by 2020.
The Independent Chief Inspector calls for evidence on the provision of asylum accommodation.
On Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran and Turkey – Deadline for Application is Tuesday 20 February 2018.
A man who tried to smuggle 6 Ukrainians into the UK on board a yacht was yesterday (5 February) found guilty.
An attempt to smuggle an estimated £50 million worth of cocaine into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at Farnborough Airport.
The Chief Inspector makes 7 recommendations to address his concerns and make improvements.
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, David Bolt, makes 7 recommendations in his report.
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, David Bolt, makes 5 recommendations in his report.
The Home Office has outlined plans to introduce different passport fees for online and postal applications.
A gang who conspired to manufacture and supply fake ID documents to help immigration offenders live illegally in the UK have been jailed for more than 16 years.
Specialist Border Force officers have seized a live lizard at Heathrow Airport following a suspected smuggling attempt.
Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes got an early feel for Border Force operations during a visit to Heathrow Airport on Wednesday 10 January.
An attempt to smuggle more than a million cigarettes into the UK hidden in foot stools was prevented by Border Force at Manchester Airport.
An attempt to smuggle almost 22 tonnes of tobacco into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at Hull docks.
A man from Newport who was involved in 2 separate attempts to smuggle people into the UK has been jailed for 5 years.
Home Office to extend scheme which streamlines process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.
Home Office's National Transfer Scheme to be rolled out to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
A people smuggler who hid 5 Vietnamese teenagers inside a tent erected in the rear of his car has been jailed for 4 years and 3 months.
Foreign nationals given until end of January to come forward to access special policy.
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, David Bolt, makes 7 recommendations in his report on the Home Office’s asylum intake and casework process.
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