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Overseas Students

Question for Home Office

UIN 46945, tabled on 7 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department's policy is for individuals who were enrolled on courses at the Cambridge College of Learning that were found at an immigration tribunal to have been fraudulent is (a) deport those people and (b) allow those people to stay in the UK and apply for indefinite leave to remain.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

14 October 2016

The Home Office continues to take action at every opportunity to prevent immigration abuse, pursue immigration offenders and increase compliance with immigration law including arresting and returning illegal migrants to their country of origin.

Information on former overseas students of the Cambridge College of Learning is not aggregated in national reporting systems. This information could only be obtained by a manual case by case review to collate the data, which would incur disproportionate cost.

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Home Office
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