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Factsheet: Passport processing times and unprecedented levels of demand

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We have seen unprecedented demand, following more than five million people delaying their application for a passport during the pandemic because of restrictions in international travel. His Majesty’s Passport Office (HM Passport Office) is processing more applications than ever before, …

Smugglers who recruited drivers to conceal migrants in vans brought to justice

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Two men who dangerously smuggled 31 illegal migrants into the UK, including seven children and a pregnant woman, have been sentenced to a combined 14 years in prison. Akan Brayan, of Nottingham, and Dylan Shwani, of Lincoln, were found guilty of …