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Country returns guide

Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.


Country returns guide: December 2017

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Home Office guidance on the documents required and processes for returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.

Published 27 April 2016
Last updated 11 January 2018 + show all updates
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