Research and analysis

Organised immigration crime: a post conviction study

Home Office Research Report 15 is based on interviews with 45 prisoners convicted of people smuggling/trafficking offences in 2005.

Documents

Organised immigration crime: a post conviction study key implications

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Organised immigration crime: a post conviction study summary

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Organised immigration crime: a post conviction study report

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Detail

The report explores the following issues:

  • What the smuggling/trafficking process involves, including details on smuggling/trafficking operators and their perceptions of the ‘market’.

  • Why the UK is chosen as a destination by people smugglers/traffickers.

  • Which groups typically comprise clients/victims of smuggling/trafficking operations.

  • Attitudes towards the perceived risks involved in smuggling/trafficking, both in terms of action taken by relevant authorities and from other operators within the market.