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Young boy held in immigration van ordeal during UKBA raid

Young boy held in immigration van ordeal during UKBA raid
A nine-year-old boy was incarcerated in an immigration van for three hours whilst his mother attended hospital claim outraged relatives. The child, known only as M for security reasons, had his family taken to the immigration removal centre at Yarl’s Wood near Clapham in Bedforshire. The boy was forcibly separated from his mother and...

2.8 million Unemployed in Britain

Posted on December 30, 2009 in Health and Environment UK Immigration US
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2.8 million Unemployed in Britain
The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development for Britain announced yesterday that it expects the unemployment level to continue to rise next year, with a paek of 2.8 million forecasted. While the estimates are a considerable improvement from previous forecasts which had predicted a high of 3.2 million unemployed when the economic...

UK allows hit and run death driver to remain

Posted on December 29, 2009 in Politics UK Immigration Legal US
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UK allows hit and run death driver to remain
A UK asylum seeker who was the driver that fled the scene of a fatal car crash that left a young girl dead has been allowed to remain in Britain. 31-year-old Aso Mohammed Ibrahim of Blackburn was jailed for four months after hitting 12-year-old Amy Houston in 2003. Ibrahim used human rights legislation to invoke the clause that he had a...

Home Secretary claims US advised of terror suspect

Home Secretary claims US advised of terror suspect
Alan Johnson, the UK Home Secretary, has found himself in the middle of yet another row over immigration after he suggested that authorities in the United States had been forewarned of the presence of suspected terrorist Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. Johnson has stated that the would-be airline bomber was refused entry into the UK earlier this...

Spotlight on air travel searches in wake of terror attack

Spotlight on air travel searches in wake of terror attack
The recent high-profile terror attack on a Detroit-bound transatlantic flight has once again brought the question of airport security checks into the spotlight. The alleged attempt at blowing up the plane has left many wondering just what measures are being taken. Following the incident the US issued a worldwide request for assistance from...

NHS under strain by migration

Posted on December 25, 2009 in Immigration US
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NHS under strain by migration
New figures released yesterday have shown the pressure that immigration places on the NHS. The research, undertaken by Migrationwatch, found that in the years of 2007-8, 605,000 who arrived from abroad registered with a GP in England and Wales, equivalent ton one registration a minute.  This was nearly 100,000 more than recorded by the...

Tougher visa rules for India

Posted on December 24, 2009 in Politics UK Immigration Visas US
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Tougher visa rules for India
Expats in India are facing confusion after rule changes to the visa system, brought about by revelations that an American man may have been behind the attacks on Mumbai last year. In November the new visa rules were introduced without any forewarning and applied immediately, throwing travel and business plans for Britons into disarray. The...

Lancashire gymnast hoping for Christmas miracle

Posted on December 24, 2009 in Politics UK Immigration US
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Lancashire gymnast hoping for Christmas miracle
Gymnastics officials are hoping for a miracle this Christmas in the Wyre town of Garstang in Lancashire, where the town’s star athlete is facing deportation early in the New Year. Gymnast Hansol Kim was threatened with removal from the UK earlier this year by UK immigration authorities only to have the move suspended as a full...

African immigration trending towards Latin America

African immigration trending towards Latin America
The ongoing issue of immigration and the widespread backlash across Europe has seen a new trend develop amongst African migrants who are now turning to Latin Amewrican ports as the new destination of choice. Tightening border controls and stricter legislation have seen many European countries move to restrict new arrivals from Africa. The...

Missing toddler scandal rocks Britain

Missing toddler scandal rocks Britain
The 18-month-old baby of a woman who is under police investigation for immigration offences in Britain has caused massive public outcry, with police admitting that they have made a great mistake. The child’s grandmother, 54-year-old Careworker Agatha Owsuah of London’s southern suburb of Peckham, should now be looking after the child...