The numbers coming from Bulgaria and Romania since the end of transitional controls appear rather more a trickle than a flood. The Government's failure to commission an estimate of these numbers has led to unnecessary anti-immigrant. It is essential that for future enlargement of the EU the Government commission research on the impact of migration to the UK. The Migration Advisory Committee should be tasked by the Government to provide an estimate of the numbers arriving in our country. The Government must also not sell citizenship to the highest bidder. Those who seek to acquire British citizenship should be fit and proper. The Warnings Index and our borders controls are still not fit for purpose and there is a real possibility that dangerous criminals have been able to enter the UK without the authorities knowing. The verdict in the Baksim Bushati case described UK's defences to illegal immigration to be qleaking like a sieveq and Border Force as qpowerlessq and as qhopelessly undermannedq. The Migration Refusal Pool also remains a concern. Capita have found over 34, 000 cases where the person has left the UK. Apart from the fact that we have a system where the Home Office cannot know where over 30, 000 people are, we then pay a private company, Capita, to clarify that they have left. Capita appear to get paid for just finding out they aren't here, not actively having to do anything to remove them. This work could have been undertaken by the Home Office directlySarah Rapson told us that one of the reasons for creating UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) out of the demise of UKBA was ... Customer service standard 1 Overseas customers applying to come to the UK on a temporary 15 working days basisanbsp;...
|Title||:||House of Commons - Home Affairs Committee - The Work of the Immigration Directorates (April-September 2013) - HC 820|
|Author||:||Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Home Affairs Committee|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2014-03-28|