Protecting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children remains a key priority for this Government.
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Tackling smuggling at source The Home Office is tackling illegal migrant crossings on all fronts with every agency including Border Force, Immigration Enforcement, NCA and policing teams working in tandem with the French and Belgian authorities. There are extra patrols …
Points-based immigration system: Latest Information
Various papers are reporting on the treatment of EU citizens living in Britain after Brexit.
The Guardian has covered a report released today by the Mayor of London’s office. However, the Home Office does not recognise the figures quoted.
Today's top stories include commentary around the future immigration system and child sexual exploitation.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has written in the Sunday Telegraph about tackling violent crime through the introduction of Violence Reduction Units, extending police powers and forging new international security relationships. Violence on Britain's streets is being fuelled by guns, knives …
Extradition treaty Extradition is governed by the UK-US extradition treaty. Standard extradition process UK The decision whether to seek extradition is a matter for the police and the prosecuting authority – usually the Crown Prosecution Service. The CPS will prepare …
Today's leading stories include the release of the first part of the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry, and a legal challenge on the use of a visa algorithm. Grenfell inquiry There is widespread coverage this morning of the leaked Grenfell report. …
Today's leading stories include a Financial Times piece on EU Settlement Scheme statistics and a Home Secretary editorial for the Express on how the Home Office is working to ensure the safety of our police officers.
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