Independent report

A reinspection into failed right of abode applications and referral for consideration for enforcement action

The reinspection reviewed the three recommendations made in the original 2016 Inspection and examines how the Right of Abode process is working.

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A reinspection into failed right of abode applications and referral for consideration for enforcement action

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Details

The inspection examined:

  • data provided by the Home Office for all right of abode (RoA) applications decided between 1 January 2015 and 30 April 2019, showing grants and refusals broken down by applicants with and without valid leave to enter or remain, and also showing where follow‑up enforcement action was taken
  • current and archived policy and operational guidance for processing RoA applications and for dealing with applications where fraud or forgery is identified
  • current training packs or materials used to train RoA caseworkers
  • 50 RoA case records for applications refused between 1 June 2018 and 31 May 2019

The original 2016 report:

Published 12 February 2020