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5,000 jobs to go at UK Border Agency

A further 5,000 jobs are set to be axed at the UK Border Agency over the next four years, its chief executive said today.

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Nearly one third of skilled workers not doing skilled work

The UK Border Agency has published a study that looks at the jobs being done by migrants who are in the UK under Tier 1 of the Points Based System.

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UK Border Agency to resume enforced returns to Zimbabwe

Following a written ministerial statement today by the Minister for Immigration, the UK Border Agency will be resuming enforced returns of failed asylum seekers to Zimbabwe.

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Border Agency strike hits ports and airports

Up to 2,500 Border Agency workers at ports and airports across the country will launch a two-day strike today in protest at changes to their shift patterns.

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Industrial action is called off

The UK Border Agency can confirm that the trade union ISU will not be taking industrial action at the UK border this Thursday and Friday.

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Three jailed over immigration scam

A Hounslow man was jailed on 14 September for 10 years for masterminding a major immigration scam, following an investigation by the UK Border Agency's West London immigration crime team.

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Employers can now accept evidence of indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in an expired passport

The UK Border Agency has reviewed its policy on whether indefinite leave to remain (ILR), in an expired passport can be accepted by employers as evidence of right to work.

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New government unveils Europe’s largest immigration removal centre

The opening of two new wings at Harmondsworth immigration removal centre (IRC) will make it Europe's largest, Immigration Minister Damian Green announced today.

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