THE crisis-hit UK Border Agency (UKBA) has a backlog of 275,000 cases including missing foreign criminals, failed asylum seekers and illegal immigrants, according to a damning report by MPs.
The UKBA's reputation is suffering a further blow with the publication today of a report by the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee. It is still processing enough cases to populate Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
The list includes 150,000 migrants who have been refused permission to stay in the UK but who may still be in the country illegally, 21,000 asylum cases, and 3900 foreign offenders living in the community.
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