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Immigration Enforcement

The UK has the largest detention facilities in Europe. The authorities have the right to detain anyone suspected of committing an immigration offence or if their removal or deportation is pending. Locally, this may include people who have strayed across the border without the correct visa.

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Who’s Who? Who’s Here? [pdf]
An EMBRACE leaflet which provides an introduction to who has immigrated here and why. Produced Spring 2017

Migration in Northern Ireland: An Update
NI Assembly and Information Service Research paper by Raymond Russell, 2012

The NI Strategic Migration Partnership
This organisation provides information for service providers, migrants and employers, and contact details for support organisations

Law Centre NI
The Law Centre has prepared advice on migrant workers’ rights which can be accessed on their website.

NI Direct information for migrant workers