Asylum: Fraud

Home Office written question – answered on 5th November 2019.

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Photo of Paul Beresford Paul Beresford Chair, Administration Committee, Chair, Administration Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the UKVI investigations into asylum fraud since 2009 have resulted in criminal prosecutions.

Photo of Seema Kennedy Seema Kennedy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Since 2014, when records were centralised, Immigration Enforcement has undertaken 6 criminal prosecutions into asylum fraud.

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