Deportation Scandal: Inquiry into Indian students sent home


A parliamentary inquiry will be held into the treatment of international students, most of whom were Indian, who were accused of cheating on English language tests and deported from the UK. The Home Affairs Select Committee, chaired by Labour MP Keith Vaz, launched the investigation into the Home Office response to the cheating scandal back in April. In its report released last Friday (3), the committee concluded that the issue required a fuller inquiry into the scandal, which involved hundreds of dawn raids by the UK Border Agency and resulted in the deportation of some 48,000 international students, nearly 70…

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