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Home Office

The lead government department responsible for internal affairs in England and Wales, including matters related to immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime, counter-terrorism and police. Its purview is to build a safe, just and tolerant society, enhance opportunities for all, and ensure the protection and security of the public. The Home Office controls the flow of foreign professionals into the UK job market.
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(11.) The British Home Office is the British governmental equivalent of the U.S.
This is a travesty of what actually happened but understandable in the context of British Home Office thinking.
It consulted with State, which, in turn, asked the British Home Office for its views on whether the letter should be turned over.
He also termed mysterious the forwarding letter of the British Home Office presented by the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, M Shahriar Alam, about retention of Tarique Rahman's passport as there are 13 major mistakes.
LONDON, Feb 13 (KUNA) -- The British Home Office announced Tuesday development of new technology to automatically detect terrorist content on any online platforms.
She added: "The British Home Office is currently recruiting 300 Border Force Officers, including an unknown number to be based in Belfast.
The spokesman said the reply was sent to the Pakistan Government by a high level official of the British Home Office.
The British Government has now decided not to proceed with the option of a financial bond," a spokesperson for the British Home Office said here on November 3.
The British Home Office, however, granted him asylum this year after initially rejecting his application.
The pair had lodged several petitions to be released on tag, all of which had been turned down by the British Home Office.
At one point, Kallakis owned properties including the UK's Department of Health building, the British Home Office's Immigration Directorate HQ and a 20,000 square foot apartment once valued as the most expensive penthouse on Earth.
A spokesman for the British Home Office said that he could not comment on individual visa applications.

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