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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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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.
Aeroflot has once again extended its Approved Gate Check (AGC) status awarded by British Home Office.
British Home Office figures have revealed that thousands of student visa applicants cannot speak English, despite claiming they want to study here, the Daily Mail reported.
LONDON, Feb 8 (KUNA) -- A British Home Office minister is to fly to Jordan to try to gain assurances that would enable radical cleric Abu Qatada to stand trial in the country, it was officially announced Wednesday.
The British Home Office, however, granted him asylum this year after initially rejecting his application.
She said the fifth visit of the information minister was of United Kingdom from July 21, 2010 to July 24 aimed at discussing and negotiating a Memorandum of Understanding between Research, Information and Communication Unit of the British Home Office and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to improve, promote and strengthen the capacity for counter terrorism outreach and communication of the ministry.
British Home Office officials wanted to tighten security to prevent abuse of the open border by "third country nationals".
A spokesman for the British Home Office said that he could not comment on individual visa applications.
Ultimately it's about England's reputation," said a spokeswoman for the British Home Office, who by tradition is not identified by name.
A British Home Office minister signed a surrender warrant on Friday that cleared the US Marshals Service to bring Entwistle back to Massachusetts.
Annie Gillespie, who is married to the Fianna Fail Donegal TD, said the British Home Office promised not to contest an application to get the sentence, handed down in 1975, overturned.

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