Monthly Archives: August 2011

Nokia launches three smartphones running new OS

In a statement Nokia said: “Symbian Belle powers all three devices, with single-tap NFC technology for sharing and pairing, the most personal user interface so far and a more powerful mobile web browsing experience”. The phone maker said the announcement proved the company\’s commitment to Symbian despite its partnership with Microsoft and transition to Windows […]

UK Boarder Agency raids shut down brothel

On August 3rd Immigration crime team officers from the agency, supported by West Midlands and Warwickshire Police officers, paid another visit ,two Chinese women were encountered. Officers informed the women that they were going to be using evidence gathered at the scene to apply for a closure order via the courts. The women denied working […]

Man with three wives jailed

Delroy Bryan, 46, of Reigate Road in Bromley was arrested by officers from the UK Border Agency in May 2010, after information was received suggesting he was involved in bigamous marriages to aid immigration applications. Bryan married Jamaican national Inez Downs at Islington Registry office in November 2000. She went on to claim British nationality. […]

UK immigration law challenged by three couples

Rashida Chapti, 54, is a British citizen who has been married to Vali Chapti, 57, for 37 years and has six children. For the past 15 years, Mrs Chapti has travelled between England and India in order to spend time with her husband, but now she wishes Mr Chapti to live with her in Leicester. […]

UK Boarder Agency to improve employer checking service for migrant workers

ECS is a developing service run by the UKBA. ECS will assist employers in checking the validity of application registration cards and certificates of UK migrant worker\’s application. The service requires immigrant workers to submit required evidence to provide their legal working status in the UK. Employers must check these documents before the UK immigrants […]

Curry House raided by immigration police

The business, Shagorika curry house now faces a potential fine of up to £20,000 – £10,000 per illegal worker – unless it can prove that the correct pre-employment checks were carried out. The raids took place after a tip-off from a member of the public. It is the second time in three years that the […]

UK Boarder Agency cracks down on immigration abuse

UKBA Regional Director of Pakistan, Carol Doughtry said: ‘‘we welcome genuine travellers from Pakistan and between January and March 2011 issued over 35,000 visas to Pakistani nationals. But we will not tolerate immigration abuse and will punish those who break immigration laws. Our aim isn\’t just to prevent illegal migration but also identify and take […]

Home Office blunders result in violent thugs escaping deportation

Ex-Tory Shadow Home Secretary David Davis said: ‘in addition to the original sin, it is a disgrace the Home Office is not willing to release figures on something which is of such public importance. They must tell the public exactly what they have done to bring these dangerous criminals under control and be fully open […]