The UK
government has announced plans to cancel the £3,000 cash bond that visitors fro
m ‘high risk’ countries,
including Nigeria, were to put up to enter Britain.
 Below is the latest up
date from The Sunday Times UK..

The government is to
abandon a controversial plan to impose £3,000 immigration bonds on visitors
from “high-risk” countries in Africa and Asia after Nick Clegg threatened to
block the policy.
The move will be seen by
Labour as a humiliating U-turn for Theresa May, the home secretary. It came
after David Cameron backed off from a full-scale confrontation with the Liberal
Democrat leader, who was blocking the scheme’s progress through cabinet.

A pilot project to
target visitors from seven countries — including India, Pakistan and Nigeria —
who would have had to pay a cash guarantee or deposit to deter immigration
abuse was to have been introduced this month.

The plan was to make
visitors forfeit £3,000 if they failed to return home by the time their visas
had expired. But in an announcement this weekend the government said it was
canceling the plans

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