MPs to debate illegal immigration clampdown plans

Part of the government’s problem with illegal immigration is home-grown – Border Force staff admitted, last December, that they were unable to cope due to “crippling staff shortages”.

Legislation to clamp down on illegal immigration in the UK is to be debated by MPs for the first time later.

The Immigration Bill proposes a new offence of illegal working, with the power for police to seize wages.

The bill would also deny illegal migrants access to banking and housing, and boost immigration officers’ powers.

The government says it want to stamp out abuse of the system, but Labour has branded the bill “disproportionate, divisive [and] deceitful”.

Source: MPs to debate illegal immigration clamp down plans – BBC News

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2 thoughts on “MPs to debate illegal immigration clampdown plans

  1. John.

    The grim prophecy is becoming reality, a totalitarian conflict driven police state. Hats off to the nasties, they’re predictable and deliver.
    What all the “aspiring” little Englanders won’t realise until it’s too late is that this is just more stazi legislation that will 100% guaranteed be used against anyone outside the privileged circle or not of the right stock.

  2. Joanna

    Why shouldn’t illegal immigrancy be stopped? For a Chinese immigrant without a passport, it takes a year to prove they are from china, in the meantime they are free to do what they want without paying taxes, Why would you think that is fair?!!!

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