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Hate preacher deported from Kenya

Posted on January 18, 2010 in Politics UK Immigration US
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Hate preacher deported from Kenya
The infamous ‘hate-preacher’ who was deported from the UK in 2006, Abdullah al-Faisal, has once again been deported – this time from Kenya to Gambia. The Muslim-cleric, originally born in Jamaica, has been forced from Kenya although his exact location is still unclear.  He was detained by Kenyan authorities last week who supposedly...

Tory immigration cap will threaten industry claims council

Tory immigration cap will threaten industry claims council
The much publicised proclamation by the Conservatives that they will reduce annual immigration by 75 percent will create major dilemmas across the UK according to the Joint Council for the Welfare of immigrants. David Cameron’s bold claims, which dominated media this past week, have been denounced by the JCWI who argue that thousands of...

Sham marriages on the rise as immigration laws stiffen

Sham marriages on the rise as immigration laws stiffen
Bogus marriages in order to cheat the immigration system have risen by around 50 percent in the past year alone as stricter immigration controls mean more foreign nationals are turning to increasingly desperate measures to remain in the UK. According to statistics released by the Home Office, there have been 529 alleged cases of sham...

British low paid workers affected by Eastern European immigration

British low paid workers affected by Eastern European immigration
A new report has suggested that Britain’s lowest paid workers are now earning less than before thanks to the rush of new migrants from Eastern Europe. In the past six years there has been an influx of an estimated 1.5 million migrant workers from Eastern Europe following the Labour governments much criticised policy of opening British...

UK Border Agency Published Shareholder Statement

UK Border Agency Published Shareholder Statement
The UK Border Agency published "Working Partnership with Stakeholders" today, which documents a basic outline for principles which can aid the Agency, stakeholders in the Border Agency, and along with other partners to work more profitably. The new document is, essentially, an updated version of the previously published joint statement...

Spy Duo Aiding Immigrants on Life in UK test Ordered to Pay more Fines

Spy Duo Aiding Immigrants on Life in UK test Ordered to Pay more Fines
This is Local London is reporting that two James Bond-esque spies have been ordered to pay fines of up to £100,000 or risk being sent back to prison. The duo, who used high-tech devices to aid people in passing immigration tests, have been ordered to pay the fees or face jail time. Steven Lee, 37, and his partner Rong Yang, 29, were...

Nigerian Man Gets 12 Months in Prison for Document Fraud

Nigerian Man Gets 12 Months in Prison for Document Fraud
A man from Nigeria received a 12 month prison sentence after being found guilty of documentation fraud by the Maidstone Crown Court. Ayokunie James Osusami, a Nigerian national, pled guilty of his own accord on four separate counts of document tampering. Immigration officers working at the UK Border Agency Joint Immigration crime team...

Dorset Immigration Officers Remove 138 Illegal Workers

Dorset Immigration Officers Remove 138 Illegal Workers
Illegal workers in Dorset have cost their employers almost £120,000 after the UK Border Agency discovered the illegal migrant workers back in 2009. Out of the illegal workers, up to 140 immigration offenders were deported from the UK by the end of 2009 after being exposed as living or working illegally in Dorset. The immigration officers...

11.2 Million Students Apply for Study-Visas in UK

11.2 Million Students Apply for Study-Visas in UK
A new study finds that student visas are accounting for a massive amount of UK immigrants. The figures indicate that three-quarters of visas issued under the UK Points Based System are being handed out to students. 11.2 million individuals over the last eight years were allowed to enter the UK on student visas. Some reports are indicating...

Family Visa Appeals Costing Taxpayers

Family Visa Appeals Costing Taxpayers
Migrationwatch, a think-tank for immigration studies, issued a report which indicates that appeals against visa rejections for family visas to enter the UK rose considerably from the number of appeals in 2002. Since 2002, after the Government abolished charges for visas, appeals for family visas have increased eight fold. Currently the...