…. some illegal workers caught and Cameron giving our money to other countries.
Officers from the Home Office Immigration Enforcement team attended Commercial Street, Dundee registration office at around 3pm on Monday 3rd June. They arrested a 29-year-old Pakistani man who had entered the country illegally. He was detained and now faces removal from the UK. His would-be bride, a 35-year-old Romanian woman, was questioned by officers and later released. Hold up, since when did Romanians have entitlement to stay here.
Two people have been arrested after a suspected sham wedding was raided by officers in Belfast. Officers attended the register office in Belfast city hall at around 14:00 on 4th June.
Faredj Hamlat, a 26-year-old Algerian man who was in the country on a student visa, was arrested along with his would-be bride, Lorraine Mary O’Brien, a 31-year-old Irish national.
They were interviewed and following a search carried out at an address they had given in Stockman’s Lane, Belfast, Hamlat was charged with attempting to obtain leave to remain in the UK by deception. O’Brien was then charged with assisting unlawful immigration.
They both appeared at Laganside magistrates court this morning, 5th June, to answer to the charges and were brought back in custody to re-appear at the same court at a later date.
Illegal workers caught
Officers have made five arrests and seized £15,000 in cash during a series of raids in Croydon, famous for it’s face lift.
Acting on intelligence, officers visited Game On, George Street, Croydon, at 13:00 on Tuesday 28th May, questioning individuals to check if they had the right to be in the UK.
They arrested a 31-year-old Pakistani man who had overstayed his visa. During a later search for a travel document at his home address in Eastney Road, Croydon, our officers found more than £15,000 in cash hidden in suitcases. The money was seized under Proceeds of Crime Act powers.
A 25-year-old man also working in the shop initially gave false details. Further questioning by officers found him to be an Afghan national who had overstayed his visa.
At about 17:10 on Friday 31st May, our officers visited Babylon Inn, North End, Croydon, where they arrested a 24-year-old Chinese man who had overstayed his visa.
They then moved on to Gold Coast & Bar, Portland Road, Woodside, at 19:40. A 24-year-old Kenyan woman who had overstayed her visa and a 34-year-old Ghanaian woman who had entered the country illegally were both arrested.
All those arrested, apart from the Pakistani who was bailed to find illegal work somewhere else, have been transferred to immigration detention pending removal from the UK.
The government has committed to giving an extra £375 million to help feed the world’s poorest children and £280m of matched funding from 2013 to 2020.
There’s me thinking the UK is going bust that’s why vital services to the vulnerable are being cut, when in fact we’ve got millions to give away.