Immigration Act: part 6 - border security

Part 6 of the Immigration Act concerns border security.


Border security: factsheet

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Part 6 of the act strengthens our borders by:

  • giving Border Force new powers to target people smugglers in UK territorial waters
  • ensuring that airlines and airports present arriving passengers to the immigration control
  • ensuring that international travel bans are automatically applied
Published 17 September 2015
Last updated 12 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. New Immigration Act factsheet on border security.
  2. Updated factsheet.
  3. First published.