90 illegal immigrants arrested at 2012 Olympics site

More than 90 people have been arrested after a crackdown on unlawful working at the 2012 Olympic Games site, the UK Border Agency (UKBA) said.

DAILY TELEGRAPH, 4 Dec 2009: Officers from the UKBA, who are based permanently at the site in Stratford, east London, made 93 arrests between April and late November, 85 of which involved suspected immigration offences.

A total of 41 people were arrested after using fake passports or other false documents. It is understood 23 people have already been removed from the UK.

The arrests will highlight protesters’ claims that 2012 bosses are using cheap agency workers, often from overseas, in breach of labour agreements.

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