Government ‘exploits migrants for profit’ by outsourcing visa services to private firms

Government ‘exploits migrants for profit’ by outsourcing visa services to private firms
 

The government has been accused of exploiting migrants for profit and leaving them in legal limbo after its visa application services were outsourced to private firms.
The Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) says that those seeking to work or settle in the UK are being pressed into paying premium rates for a fast-track service that does not reliably deliver.
Visa services for overseas applicants were outsourced to a Dubai-based firm, VFS, in 2014 and the process for those applying for residency permits was handed over to a French company, Spora Steria, last year.
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18 November 2019 in Politics, Views: 81
Source: Guardian
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