Registrars should be given more powers to halt "bogus" wedding ceremonies, an influential groups of MPs has said.
The Home Affairs Select Committee (HAC) warned more needed to be done to stop what had become an immigration scam "industry".
HAC pointed to the number of suspect couples being referred annually to the Home Office, which has more than doubled in three years to 2,135.
The true figure is almost certainly far higher due to under-reporting, MPs added.
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