Immigration minister Damian Green claims the UK Border Agency was in "complete chaos" when the coalition Government took office two years ago.
It is getting better slowly, probably too slowly than most people would want - some areas are getting better faster than other areas.
We're not stopping here and I'm not saying the system is perfect yet.
In the coming months, we will be changing immigration laws to cut the abuse of the Human Rights Act, which has been used by far too many people to delay the process of removal.
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