Migration Watch UK: 'The situation isn't working'

An investigation into the UK Border agency has uncovered a backlog of more than 16,000 immigrants waiting to hear if they can stay in Britain.

Alp Mehmet from Migration Watch UK spoke to ITV Daybreak, he said: "There is no excuse for having files that no one knows about for ten years."

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Immigration backlog 'chaos'

An investigation into UK border controls has revealed that more than 16,000 immigrants are waiting to hear whether they can stay in Britain. The number of applicants has grown to 700 a month.