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Inspection reports by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

Inspection reports by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI).

The role of the Independent Chief Inspector is to help improve the efficiency, effectiveness and consistency of the Home Office’s border and immigration functions through unfettered, impartial and evidence-based inspection.

Their findings and recommendations for improvement to the Home Office are captured in inspection reports. They are submitted to the Home Secretary and laid before Parliament before publication.

The Independent Chief Inspector has developed a set of expectations against which their staff conduct inspections.

The Home Office publishes official responses to the ICIBI reports.

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Published 2 December 2016
Last updated 29 February 2024 + show all updates
  1. The Home Office have published 13 ICIBI reports.

  2. Two reports added to the 2023 collection.

  3. Third annual inspection of Adults at Risk Immigration Detention June to September 2022 report has been added to the report collection for 2023

  4. An inspection of the immigration system as it relates to the agricultural sector May to August 2022 has been added to the document collection for 2022.

  5. Newly published report added to document collection for 2019

  6. Addition of the Chief Inspector's re-inspection report of the family reunion process focusing on applications received at the Amman Entry Clearance Decision Making Centre

  7. Addition of a new report "An Inspection of the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme"

  8. The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration inspection report on asylum intake and casework is added to the list.

  9. New report on on hostile environment provisions for tackling sham marriage, December 2016.

  10. First published.