UKBA


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UKBA

abbreviation for
UK Border Agency
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In a statement, the Metropolitan police said action against PIA crew members was taken by the UKBA which is directly dealt by the Home Office.
After a raft of damning reports, Home Secretary Theresa May abolished the UKBA and replaced it with UK Visas and Immigration and an Immigration Enforcement command, which were brought back under the control of ministers.
Qualitative interviews were carried out with 20 women who had been dispersed and/or relocated by the UKBA while pregnant.
The report highlighted that spending on consultants by immigration authorities had risen almost twentyfold in the last three months of 2012, to [pounds sterling]500,000, and despite having a substantial number of his responsibilites removed, the salary of UKBA chief Rob Whiteman remained at [pounds sterling]175,000 a year.
May yesterday told MPs the UKBA in its current form "struggles with the volume of its casework".
The Home Affairs Select committee launched a scathing attack on former UKBA chief Lin Homer, now the head of Britain's tax office, for her "catastrophic leadership failure".
I would seek an urgent, independent review of the UKBA caseload in order to establish whether there are more people living in Britain - at the taxpayers' expense - who have committed war crimes, like Mr Salim.
Unscrupulous Last night Birmingham Hall Green Labour MP Roger Godsiff, whose constituency includes some of the firms fined, praised the efforts of the UKBA and hit out at unscrupulous employers for using illegal workers.
She said: "As part of UKBA licence agreements, every university is obliged to carry out attendance monitoring to be able to certify at any time, to any visit by the UKBA, that an international student is present on campus and engaged in their studies.
He said the evidence demonstrated "serious failings with G4S as a provider of important services and raises severe concerns the Government is simply not capable of managing UKBA effectively".
Summary: The chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee says UKBA "misled parliament" over the agency's backlog of cases.