Undocumented Workers

Home Office written question – answered on 16th July 2018.

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Photo of James Morris James Morris Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

What steps he is taking to ensure that illegal migrants cannot profit from working in the UK.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

In the Immigration Act 2016, we made illegal working a criminal offence so that wages can be seized as proceeds of crime and introduced tougher sanctions on rogue employers. We have also recently introduced additional safeguards to protect legal migrants seeking employment who do not have the necessary documentation to establish their lawful immigration status.

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