Refugees: Families

Home Office written question – answered on 6th November 2018.

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Photo of Nicky Morgan Nicky Morgan Chair, Treasury Committee, Chair, Treasury Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 14 September 2018 to Question 173569 on Refugees: Families and with reference to the Figure 4 of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report entitled A re-inspection of the family reunion process, focusing on applications received at the Amman Entry Clearance Decision Making Centre November 2017 – April 2018 published in September 2018, how many of the 81 family reunion applications referred for consideration for leave outside the rules in 2017 were subsequently granted.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The information requested is not available. The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report did not publish full data on the number of cases referred for consideration of leave outside the rules which were subsequently granted and this information does not form part of published immigration statistics.

Published Home Office statistics relating to family reunion applications can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-june-2018/list-of-tables#asylum

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