Results 1–20 of 26703 for immigration

Upcoming Business – Lords: Grand Committee (27 Oct 2016)

Detention of pregnant women under the Immigration Act 2014 – Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb. Short debate

Criminal Finances Bill (25 Oct 2016)

Keith Vaz: ...boxes and sending in information and they do not need to send in that information, but I do not think that we should expect the private sector to be involved in becoming officers of the law. It is similar to what we have seen over the last five years with landlords becoming immigration officers, as have people working for airlines when they check passports and tickets. Despite what...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Disclosure of information to improve public service delivery (25 Oct 2016)

Chris Skidmore: ...Lady’s question of whether we use “have regard to” or “comply with”. The wording, “have regard to” already follows common practice in legislation, as illustrated in section 25 of the Immigration Act 2016 and section 77 of the Children and Families Act 2014. As the power covers a range of public authorities and devolved territories we want the...

British Indian Ocean Territory and the Chagos Islands — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (25 Oct 2016)

Alan Brown: ...his intervention. It is clearly difficult for me to argue against him on one level, but a view has been taken that the zone breaches international law, so I stand by the spirit of my comments. The Immigration Act 2016 denies British citizenship to Chagos islanders’ descendants, which creates an absurd position whereby the UK is refusing to cede sovereignty over the islands yet is...

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (25 Oct 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: ...the Review of the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) for victims of human trafficking, published in November 2014, on contacting all relevant people going through the NRM to remind them when their immigration leave expires.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Calais (25 Oct 2016)

Robert Goodwill: Calais have not yet been determined as refugees, and furthermore, the Dublin Regulation is the EU’s mechanism for transferring asylum claims, rather than a resettlement route. Section 67 of the Immigration Act sets out that ‘unaccompanied refugee children’ will be relocated to the UK. In respect of Calais, the Government has been clear that unaccompanied children will...

Written Answers — Home Office: Palestinians: Visas (25 Oct 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: There are no plans to change the visa system for Palestinians living in East Jerusalem or Ramallah. As set out in the Immigration Rules, applications for a visit visa or EEA family permit can be made in any visa application centre, British diplomatic mission or consular post overseas where entry clearance applications are accepted. Applications for other types of entry clearance should be...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asia Bibi (25 Oct 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...ethnicity or religious belief. Our obligations under the Refugee Convention do not extend to considering claims from people overseas who may want to seek asylum here. There is no provision in the Immigration Rules for someone to be given permission to travel to the UK to seek asylum. The UK and European Union approach is that an individual should apply for protection from the authorities...

Calais (24 Oct 2016)

Amber Rudd: It starts with the upstream problem that we are trying to address, supporting African countries where a lot of these refugees are coming from, with other countries internationally. On our immigration policy on asylum, there are no plans to change it.

European Council - Statement (24 Oct 2016)

Lord Higgins: My Lords, the Statement refers to the problem of immigration and the fact that the Royal Navy will, fortunately, continue to rescue those who are in danger of drowning in the Mediterranean, but is it still the case that they are then being landed in Greece or Italy and that, as a result, more people are encouraged to risk their lives and traffickers are able to say, “Don’t worry...

European Council (24 Oct 2016)

Theresa May: ...children from the region—the middle east and north Africa—to the United Kingdom, working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. We are putting in place the Dubs amendment —the Immigration Act 2016 proposals—which require us first to negotiate and discuss with local authorities their ability to receive children in the United Kingdom. The overriding...

Calais: Child Refugees - Question (24 Oct 2016)

Lord Roberts of Llandudno: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to fulfil the obligation under the Immigration Act 2016 to accept unaccompanied child refugees before the camps at Calais and Dunkirk are demolished on 31 October.

Brexit: Single Market - Question (24 Oct 2016)

Lord Bridges of Headley: ...of the referendum. Regarding the deal that we are seeking, we obviously wish to get the best possible arrangement for British companies to trade in goods and services across Europe while taking control of immigration. I am not going to speculate on what that looks like at this stage—I am sorry, but that is a refrain noble Lords will hear a lot—but the UK is in a unique position...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (24 Oct 2016)

Sarah Newton: ...police in their investigations. 3. Data extracted on 01 September 2016. 4. Data is broken down into Financial Years, showing the year the referral was made. 5. The data has been extracted from the Case Immigration Database. 6. These statistics have been taken from a live operational database. As such, numbers may change as information on that system is updated.

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery (24 Oct 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: ...decisions reached through the National Referral Mechanism took longer than five days in each year since 2009-10; and whether the decision-making in each of those decisions was by (a) UK Visa and Immigration or (b) the UK Human Trafficking Centre.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (24 Oct 2016)

Bridget Phillipson: ...progress the Government has made on consulting local authorities to identified a specified number of children refugees to be resettled in the UK in the next year under subsection (1) of 67 of the Immigration Act of 2016.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (24 Oct 2016)

Bridget Phillipson: ...Department, pursuant to the Answer of 8 June 2016 to Question 37587, how many child refugees are planned to be resettled in the UK in the next year in accordance with subsection (1) of 67 of the Immigration Act of 2016.

Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery and Trafficking Prevention Orders (24 Oct 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: ...42399, what the equivalent data is for the most recent period for which such data exists, broken down by whether the application was made by (a) the police, (b) the National Crime Agency or (c) immigration officers.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Applications (24 Oct 2016)

Alan Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many immigration applications were affected by the flooding incident at Leeds Royal Mail Depot on 15 December 2015; how many such applications have been resolved; what additional resources are being applied to resolve outstanding such cases; what the target timescales for completion of outstanding such cases are; and if she will make...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (24 Oct 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: afford better protection to lone child asylum-seekers in France and particularly those who might have rights to transfer to the UK either under the Dublin III agreement or Lord Dubs’ Amendment 115 to the Immigration Bill. The Children’s Commissioners have discussed expediting the registering, processing, safeguarding and provision of support to lone child asylum seekers in...

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