This section explains how we are managing the United Kingdom border.
The UK Border Agency has announced 10 wide-ranging pledges for 2009, which will help ensure that it meets its ongoing commitment to further strengthen the border, count people in and out of the country and target criminals.
This page explains our strategic approach to strengthening our border controls, preventing those who might cause us harm from travelling to the United Kingdom.
This page explains our approach to reducing false claims of asylum, and removing those whose claims fail.
This page details how we are targeting our enforcement work to reduce illegal working and the threat of crime and international terrorism.
This section explains how we manage migration to the benefit of the United Kingdom. A new points-based system for migration will make our immigration policy fairer, more transparent and more effective.
Information on our plans to introduce identity cards for foreign nationals. We are due to begin issuing cards to some foreign nationals on 25 November 2008.
This section explains our plans to simplify immigration law in order to build a more transparent decision-making process.
This section describes how we are using new technology to help make our borders more secure. It includes information on the iris recognition immigration system (IRIS) and our e-Borders programme.
This section lists the key immigration detention facilities that we run in the United Kingdom.
A bill to make newcomers to the United Kingdom earn the right to stay here, strengthen the border, and ensure we have a firm but fair immigration system.