Home Office Providing Effective Training on Gay Asylum Cases but Unsatisfactory Questions Must be Eradicated

The Home Office’s guidance and training on asylum cases based on sexual orientation was concise and clear, and most asylum interviews complied with guidance. However, the guidance was not being applied consistently and unsatisfactory questions were found in a sample ... published October 23, 2014

Home Office’s Management of Immigration Allegations Improving but Opportunities to Prevent Offences Missed

The Home Office system to record and assess allegations concerning immigration and customs offences from the public provided clear benefits, but more needed to be done to ensure this intelligence was translated into effective operational action. These were the findings ... published

High Quality of Decision Making at Paris Visa Section Despite an Increase in Visa Applications

Decision making in Paris was of a high quality and customer service targets were also being met. These were the key findings from the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s inspection of the Home Office’s Paris visa section. The ... published