Entry Clearances

Home Office written question – answered on 4th February 2015.

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Photo of Wayne David Wayne David Labour, Caerphilly

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent studies her Department has undertaken of the operation of the visa system in the US; and what assessment she has made of whether a visa system which distinguishes between the level of risk posed by applicants from different countries can operate in the UK.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Holding answer received on 02 February 2015

The Home Office keeps abreast of developments on visa policy in other countries, including the USA. The decision to maintain a visa regime on a givencountry is based on a number of factors, including the level of risk posed by

applicants from that country.

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