Watchdog critical of efforts to clamp down on illegal migrants
The number was disclosed as a watchdog delivered a string of critical findings on efforts to create a "hostile environment" for illegal migrants in Britain.
A report suggested people without leave to be in the country were being missed - while others were wrongly flagged as being here unlawfully because of record-keeping failings.
Inspectors found only a small proportion of revoked licences were surrendered to driving authorities, while the Home Office was accused of failing to fully exploit intelligence it was receiving under the scheme.
A separate report revealed that not all... read more
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