Border Agency

Border Agency

An agency of the Home Office, which protects the UK border and is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the UK. Foreign nationals can apply for visas at more than 250 of the Agency’s visa application centres worldwide, many of which are run by commercial partners.
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A meeting of border agencies representatives of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan was held in Batken region on December 9, the press service of Kyrgyz border agency reported.
THREE immigration offenders face being removed from the country following two UK Border Agency operations in North Wales.
By January 7, 2013, the UK Border Agency, the authority in charge of issuing work permits, processed 80% of the applications submitted before June 30, 2012, according to reports of Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry, citing the letter of the UK official.
Acting on a tip-off, UK Border Agency officers targeted the Subway sandwich store on City Road and checked the immigration status of staff.
BUSINESSES using illegal workers to cope with the Christmas rush will be caught out - that's the message from UK Border Agency bosses after a spate of raids in County Durham.
The court heard UK Border Agency officers stopped the wedding at Belfast City Hall on August 15 last year.
Mr Watkins added: "The UK Border Agency criminal and financial investigation team have been carrying out a six-month investigation into Leeds Professional College which has culminated today in the arrest of a number of individuals from the college.
Police and UK Border Agency teams went to the property in Cape Road, near St Michaels Hospital, on Monday night.
TWO supermarkets in Liverpool were raided by the Border Agency in a crackdown on illegal immigrants.
A Midland college has won a High Court injunction to be allowed to enrol overseas students amid a legal row with the UK Border Agency.
Dave Magrath, of the UK Border Agency crime team in the North West, said: "This operation shows the UK Border Agency is taking strong action to crack down on immigration crime as well as suspected criminal activity by foreign nationals.
But the claim for an asylum which has unexpectedly come even before the mega event has begun is said to have shocked both Border Agency officials and ministers as they prepare to host some 120 world leaders on Friday, when London 2012 is opened by the Queen.