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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 is the British governmental equivalent of the U.
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].
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.
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.
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.
Usually, the politicized inhumanity of the British Home Office is justified by reference to the strict letter of the law.
Getty, 65, revoked his American nationality before Christmas, the British Home Office said.
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.
The British Home Office has introduced Biometric Residence Permits for more immigration categories, effective February 29, 2012.
The British Home Office last night updated its "Proscribed Terrorist Organisations" list by adding notorious terror groups Saraya Al Ashtar (Al Ashtar Brigades) and Saraya Al Mukhtar (Al Mukhtar Brigades).
The British Home Office rejected Reuters' requests for data on BN(O) passports issued in 2017 and on the number of BN(O) holders who have sought full British citizenship.
But this month the British Home Office provided [euro]119,000 for another six months.

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