Immigration officers swoop on Lancaster property

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A 32-year-old man from the Philippines was arrested in Lancaster today, Monday January 12, for overstaying his Visa.

Home Office Immigration Enforcement officers carried out an intelligence-led visit to a house in Langdale Road at 8.30am.

The man has now been detained pending further investigations into his case.

A Home Office spokesman said: “We would urge members of the public with detailed and specific information about suspected immigration offending to contact us.”

People with information about suspected immigration abuse can contact or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.