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Home Office

the government department responsible throughout England and Wales for law and order generally and for a variety of other matters such as immigration, nationality, extradition and deportation.
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The British Home Office said that those seeking international protection are expected to claim asylum in the first safe country they enter, and that those who have no genuine claim to protection should be returned to their home countries quickly.
British Home Office Minister Bob Ainsworth, for example, has lauded the group for its improvement of cross-border police and judicial cooperation, which helped crack a 5-million-curo tax fraud case.
The British Home Office has launched a new initiative that aims to help reduce the risk of mobile phone owners becoming crime victims.
To this end, the FBI, the Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Washington State Attorney General's Office, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and the British Home Office [11] have conducted valuable child abduction and child homicide research.
Speaking at the same ceremony, Paul Boateng, the Ghanaian-born British Home Office minister, praised Yaa Asantewaa for her bravery.
A British Home Office letter refusing asylum to a Kenyan asylum seeker in December 1997 included the following sentence: "[The Secretary of State] does not accept that individuals in Kenya are subject to persecution, harassment or victimization due to their political opinion, ethnic background or for any other reason detailed under the 1951 United Nations Convention [on Refugees]." The person to whom this letter was written had arrived in the UK some years earlier in the aftermath of the Rift Valley clashes in which some 200,000 Kikuyu, Luo and Luhya had been driven out of their homes by Kalenjin to help ensure that President Moi was re-elected.
Mr Kaba, a Yugoslav national married to a French woman, applied for indefinite leave to stay in the UK but was refused by the British Home Office. The UK said that Mr Kaba did not fulfil the requirements of paragraph 255 of the Immigration Rules since his wife had "remained in the United Kingdom for a total of only one year and 10 months".
He sought correspondence from the British Home Office to its American counterparts regarding the extradition of his client, Susan Croft, to stand trial for her part in a conspiracy to attempt to murder a U.S.
The British Home Office has rejected the allegations and said that `seventy-three people left this country voluntarily and before they did each person was interviewed by the International Organization for Migration, who would not have helped us if we were forcibly repatriating people` according to Reuters.
Indeed, a promotional booklet issued by the British Home Office recommends the use of CCTV to combat drunkenness, racial and sexual harassment, loitering, and disorderly behavior.
Begum's mother and obtained by the broadcaster ITV News, the British Home Office said the decision had been made by Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Tuesday.
Tarique Rahman submitted his passport to the British Home Office to take political asylum in the UK, but that doesn't mean he relinquished his Bangladeshi nationality, says BNP.

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