Foreign criminals being deported

The UK Border Agency and the Met are deporting London's most prolific foreign offenders Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Police will today give an update on Operation Nexus, which concerns the deportation of foreign nationals responsible for serious crimes.

A joint operation between the UK Border Agency and the Metropolitan Police Service, 165 of London's most prolific foreign national offenders have been removed since September.

Police intelligence shows 27% of all those arrested for a criminal offence in London were foreign nationals.

Some of London's most notorious criminals have been deported, including one of the city's top 25 gang members and a violent sex-offender.

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Crackdown on foreign criminals

Police will today give an update on Operation Nexus, which concerns the deportation of foreign nationals responsible for serious crimes.