We’ve got some good news to share with you today! Bas Javid, a decorated police officer, has been appointed as the new Director General of Immigration Enforcement. Let’s find out what this means for the UK.
Meet Bas Javid
He’s definitely no stranger to law enforcement. He’s been Deputy Assistant Commissioner at the Metropolitan Police Service and has previously served at Avon and Somerset Police, West Midlands Police, and the Met.
His background and skills will be a game-changer in tackling immigration offenses in the UK.
Plans For Immigration Enforcement Efforts
Did you know that immigration enforcement visits are at their highest since 2019?
That’s nearly 50% more than last year! Javid plans to continue with these efforts, working closely with other agencies like the police and Border Force.
Javid has expressed his excitement honor about his appointment. He has further stressed on the importance of prtotecting the integrity of the UK immigration system.
What’s more? Even, Home Secretary Suella Braverman had praised his law enforcement experience and dedication towards cutting down immigration abuse.
How Was Bas Javid Selected?
The process to pick Javid was nothing short of meticulous. The Civil Service Commission made sure that it was a fair and open competition.
Sir Matthew Rycroft of the Home Office has also expressed his eagerness to work with Javid on one of their top priorities: tackling illegal migration.
Bas Javid’s appointment is a step forward in the UK’s fight against illegal immigration and a testament towards the government’s commitment to uphold rules and regulations.
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