According to the British in 2003 to implement the bill, those who stay illegally in the UK over 14 years of non-EU will have the right to apply for permanent residence and British workers can legally apply for various types of social security benefits, this policy is often called as “14 years of permanent residence.”
July 17, the United Kingdom is responsible for immigration and border affairs, Immigration Minister Damien An Gelin (Damian Green), said he was in full swing for the termination to be long-term abuse of “14 years of permanent residence” policy.
Green said that those who illegally enter and stay in the UK will not be granted automatically and that can enjoy right of abode in the UK.
“Chronic amnesty” to end
Since the implementation in 2003, “14 years of permanent residence” policy is called “chronic amnesty.”
According to the British “Daily Telegraph” reported that last year nearly 2,000 stranded by visa expired, asylum and illegal immigrants are not successful by “14 years of permanent residence” policy to apply to the UK permanent residence.
Which a large number of applicants remain in the UK for 14 years, never paid any taxes, but can apply to have permanent residency and British citizenship who after the same types of social security benefits.
The British immigration authorities worried about is that “14 years of permanent residence,” the rapid growth in recent years the number of applicants, current applicants the first year of implementation of the policy than the increase of 120%.
According to statistics released by the British Home Office, “14 years of permanent residence,” the first year of implementation of the policy to apply to the permanent residence of a 781, and 2009 apply to “14 years of permanent residence,” the number of 2,061.
Met the criteria for double
British Home Office worried about the past ten years will be another surge of illegal immigrants stay in Britain at least 14 years, one after another in the next few years to apply for permanent residence.
According to official data provided by the British, the British were about 570,000 illegal aliens. However, an unofficial statistics that illegal immigrants stay in the UK up to 870,000 people.
British Home Office believes that if these illegal immigrants stranded large number of applications for permanent residence, will seriously damage the UK’s public interest.
Recently, the British Home Office is a comprehensive assessment of “14 years of permanent residence” policy, and plans to fully terminate the immigration policy.
British Immigration Minister Damian Ange Lin believes that those who do not enter the UK through the legal process who do not automatically enjoy the right of abode in the UK.
British Home Secretary Terri Shamei (Theresa May) said in early July, as more and more foreign criminals and illegal immigrants using the “14 years of permanent residence,” the British legal permanent residency, and thus avoid being repatriated to their place of origin according to the law legal penalties. Taking into account the interests of the British public, the government consider abolishing the “14 years of permanent residence” policy.
In addition, the British Home Office that the termination of “14 years of permanent residence” does not violate the “European Convention on Human Rights.”