immigration officer


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immigration officer

an official appointed by the Home Secretary who has powers of examination, detention, etc, and has powers under the Prevention of Terrorism legislation. Immigration officers operate the procedures for control on entry to the UK.
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``During the busiest periods, there is more than one member of staff and all passengers are seen by an immigration officer.
He added that the BI plans to hire more immigration officers for deployment to other major ports and border crossing stations.
He added that the bureau plans to hire more immigration officers for deployment to other major ports and border crossing stations.
BI Port Operations Division Chief Grifton Medina said that immigration officers in airports nationwide can accommodate up to 700 passengers in two to three hours.
Being the officer's frequent client, the Indian asked for the immigration officer's mobile number, to make future enquiries about residency renewals.
"When I pointed it out, [the defendant] said he poured coffee on it by mistake, but it showed that both stamps have been erased intentionally," the immigration officer had told prosecutors.
The immigration officer at the border post, Mr Kedumetse Lepang said more than 17 000 people had either entered or left the country since last Friday.
The immigration officer said he was attacked after he and his partner spotted the defendant placing massage cards on cars.
Hembrow, of Tai'r Felin, Porthmadog, pleaded guilty at to making a hoax bomb claim and impersonating an immigration officer.
The ex-chief immigration officer is taking the agency to a tribunal, where he is claiming unfair dismissal.
AN immigration officer has been charged with selling fake passports to immigrants Anthony Quarco, a Met special constable and a church minister in his spare time, is also accused of letting in immigrants on false documents.
Immigration officer in charge of the operation Russ Greenacre said: "Although the men are allowed to live in the country, they were not allowed to work.

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