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 https://www.gov.uk/report-immigration-crime or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.