Immigration News Weekly Round up 02 June 2013
The latest from our blog
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Filipino gang leader based in the north east of England jailed for 30 months for using security firms as a front for money laundering and employing illegal workers without the correct visas…Hundreds of migrants are scammed each year by rogue immigration advisers and fake employers, some of whom are sent to prison. Immigration adviser crimes are investigated by a special team within the OISC.
In another row with Europe, the European Commission is taking Britain to court because it says it is denying EU immigrants their right to claim unemployment and family welfare benefits. Bulgarians and Romanians who migrate to the UK find it hard enough to obtain an NI number to study and work, yet alone benefits.
A member of the Cabinet, or executive, has openly criticised his own Government’s immigration policy, warning that public “panic” over immigration is causing economic harm to the UK…