Independent report

Inspection report on identifying arrested foreign nationals, October 2016

Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI) report on how the police identify arrested foreign nationals and report them to the Home Office, October 2016.


Inspection report into the extent to which the police are identifying and flagging arrested foreign nationals to the Home Office and checking their status, October 2016

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The inspection examined the current arrangements for checking the immigration status of foreign nationals who have been arrested by the police. It did not look at the performance of the police force, or the effectiveness of any enforcement action taken by the Home Office after a foreign national had been referred by the police.

The report covers:

  • ICIBI’s findings
  • ICIBI’s recommendations to the Home Office
Published 13 October 2016