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Welcome to the UK Border Agency

The UK Border Agency is responsible for securing the UK border and controlling migration in the UK. We manage border control for the UK, enforcing immigration and customs regulations. We also consider applications for permission to enter or stay in the UK, and for citizenship and asylum.

Stricter controls on student visas

Changes will include restrictions on the right to work and to bring dependants

Following a public consultation, the government has announced measures to eliminate abuse of the points-based system by some Tier 4 migrants and education providers.


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