Entry Clearances: Overseas Students

Home Department written question – answered on 29th February 2012.

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Photo of Keith Vaz Keith Vaz Chair, Home Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many checks have been carried out on Tier 4 sponsors in the last three months.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Immigration

The UK Border Agency carries out a range of checks on Tier 4 sponsors, these include: pre-licence verification; post-licence announced and unannounced visits; specific verification linked to sponsors who apply to be highly trusted and intelligence led non compliance investigations. In the three months October to December 2011, the UK Border Agency carried out 725 such checks.

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