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Home Secretary Theresa May redacted border report (Image: Home Office)

UK border staff have come under fire from inspectors for failing to take the fingerprints of thousands of illegal immigrants caught trying to enter Britain. The John Vine, Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, said that records should be kept in case the same people later claimed asylum in the UK.

The comments come as a report was released by the inspector into border crossings between the UK and France. Theresa May, the home secretary, has been…

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