Foreign students fingerprint fear

“Fingerprinting of overseas students will begin this month – and university chiefs are warning that it needs to be a simple and efficient process. Under tougher immigration rules designed to tackle bogus colleges, overseas students coming to the UK will need biometric identity cards. The first students having to give fingerprints will be those applying for visa extensions from 25 November …” (more)

[Sean Coughlan, BBC News, 6 November]


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