A selection of recent media reports


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Curb EU benefit tourism, Whitehall told: Report finds growing concern among Britons about access to …
...they feared it was too critical of the EU. Pro-immigration Business Secretary Vince Cable has claimed that increases in migration are a good ...
Mail On Sunday (22-Jul-2014)

Home Office's 'flagship' £350m immigration computer system ditched
Home Office's 'flagship' £350m immigration computer system ditched National Audit Office says IT contract failed to deliver, as it discloses...
Telegraph.co.uk (22-Jul-2014)

Theresa May under fire over backlog
...May moved to deal with a string of fiascos by bringing immigration back under ministerial control and boosting resources, a public spending watchdog...
Herald Scotland (22-Jul-2014)

Channel 4 spark row with new series Immigration Street
Channel 4 spark row with new series Immigration Street THE television producers behind the controversial Benefits Street are set to provoke more...
Express.co.uk (21-Jul-2014)

Legal aid fund avoids large bill after ruling on asylum appeal
...- gone the other way. The proceedings centred on two asylum seekers based in Scotland who successfully appealed against a decision to remove ...
Herald Scotland (21-Jul-2014)

Calais migrant arrests double in one year: More than 7,000 illegal immigrants try to sneak into Brit…
...town. Her deputy, Philippe Mignonet, who is also the port s immigration chief, said in December that Britain needed to do more to address the ...
Mail On Sunday (19-Jul-2014)

Romanian finds new life in Britain 'tough'
Romanian finds new life in Britain tough The UK's first Romanian immigrant following the lifting of visa restrictions on New Year's Day is finding ...
Belfast Telegraph (18-Jul-2014)

Killer cannot be deported on human rights grounds - because he was born out of wedlock
can now take his publicly-funded case to stay in the UK to an Immigration Tribunal. Tory MP, Dominic Raab, said: "It beggars belief that the...
Express.co.uk (18-Jul-2014)

Bogus bride and groom arrested in Leeds before wedding
...marriage in Leeds. Five people were arrested after Home Office immigration officials swooped before the ceremony was due to begin at Leeds Register ...
Yorkshire Evening Post (17-Jul-2014)

A quater of all babies born in the UK are to migrant mothers
A quater of all babies born in the UK are to migrant mothers MORE than a quarter of babies born in Britain last year were to migrant mothers ,
Express.co.uk (17-Jul-2014)

Bulgaria's fence to stop migrants on Turkey border nears completion
...border with its southeastern neighbour Turkey as it tries to cope with asylum seekers, its defence minister said on Thursday. By Stoyan Nenov...
Thomson Reuters Foundation (17-Jul-2014)

Asylum cheats make £1.2m a year with fake poverty claims
Asylum cheats make £1.2m a year with fake poverty claims ASYLUM seekers are conning hundreds of thousands of pounds from the taxpayer every year...
Express.co.uk (16-Jul-2014)

Million more pupils in the next ten years: Secondary schools facing population timebomb
...fuelled by a baby boom that began more than a decade ago, rising immigration and hard-up parents opting out of the private sector. Experts say...
Mail On Sunday (16-Jul-2014)

Never set foot in the UK? You can still claim legal aid, say human rights judges: Grayling's fury af…
...William Hague in cull of the 'male, pale and stale' 'Destitute' asylum seeker claims £18,000 in taxpayer support while illegally pocketing £74,000...
Mail On Sunday (15-Jul-2014)

Scotland 'failing' on benefit fraud by asylum seekers
Scotland 'failing' on benefit fraud by asylum seekers The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration has singled out Scotland for failing to.. .
BBC News Scotland (15-Jul-2014)

NHS crackdown to claw back migrants' £500m in welfare tourism
...of restrictions on migrants from Bulgaria and Romania is pushing up immigration and putting additional strain on the NHS. Earlier this year the...
Express.co.uk (14-Jul-2014)

Foreign patients will face extra costs for treatment in the latest Government crackdown on health to…
...trusts which fail to make people pay up will be fined. While asylum seekers and refugees will be exempt, illegal immigrants will be charged under...
The Independent (14-Jul-2014)

Home Office accessing NHS records to help track down illegal immigrants
...rape. Patients groups said the use of NHS records by immigration and law enforcement officials could deter people from seeking treatment for...
The Guardian (13-Jul-2014)

The High Court and the Unfair Detention of Asylum Seekers
The High Court and the Unfair Detention of Asylum Seekers On Wednesday , the High Court gave judgment in a legal challenge brought by my organisation ,
The Blog - Huffington Post (12-Jul-2014)

Thousands head to UK as crisis grips southern Europe
Thousands head to UK as crisis grips southern Europe ROCKETING numbers of migrants fleeing crisis-hit Mediterranean countries are heading for...
Express.co.uk (11-Jul-2014)

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