Immigration offences


  1. Immigration reporting centres

    You need to attend appointments at an immigration reporting centre if you don't have permission to stay in the UK: you could face penalties if you don’t attend an appointment.

  2. Get help to return home if you’re a migrant in the UK

    Make arrangements to return home voluntarily if you're in the UK illegally or have claimed asylum by assisted return, voluntary return, AVR, VRS

  3. Find an immigration removal centre

    Immigration removal centres - addresses, contact details visiting hours

  4. Application for Secretary of State immigration bail

    Form for detainees to make an application to the Secretary of State to be released on bail.

  5. Assisted return: application form

    Application form to apply for the assisted return programme.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Powers and operational procedure
  2. Illegal working civil penalties: an employer's guide
  3. General grounds for refusal: considering entry clearance
  4. Contact details for immigration compliance and enforcement teams
  5. Returns preparation
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News and communications

  1. Home Secretary statement on immigration detention and Shaw report
  2. Hayling Island people smuggler guilty
  3. Border Force stop Farnborough smuggling attempt
  4. Fake ID gang jailed
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Research and statistics

  1. Welfare in detention of vulnerable persons review: progress report
  2. Independent Family Returns Panel: 2014 to 2016
  3. Review into the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons
  4. Independent Family Returns Panel: 2011 to 2012
  5. Independent Family Returns Panel: 2012 to 2014
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Country returns guide
  2. Immigration Enforcement data: February 2018
  3. Immigration Enforcement data: November 2017
  4. Immigration Enforcement data: May 2017
  5. Immigration Enforcement data: August 2017
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