Immigration Controls

Home Department written question – answered on 25th March 2014.

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Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Conservative, Mid Bedfordshire

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when someone, held at a Border Force checkpoint, is officially considered a detainee.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration)

For immigration purposes, a person is considered detained on service of an IS81 form, pending examination or further examination for a decision on a grant, refusal or cancellation of leave.

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