Criminal convictions in connection with sham marriages

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Dear UK Border Agency,

Damian Green asserted on 15 September 2011 in a speech widely reported in the press that there had been 155 arrests in sham marriage cases in the previous year.

Please disclose the number of criminal convictions in connection with sham marriages in the following years along with the criminal law under which the conviction was obtained:

1. 2010
2. 2011

Yours faithfully,

Colin Yeo

Freedom Of Information Team ( IND ), UK Border Agency

Dear Colin Yeo

Re: Criminal convictions in connection with sham marriages (100620)

Thank you for your recent e mail concerning the above matter. We are currently dealing with your enquiry and will respond shortly.

Kind Regards

UKBA
FOI Team

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Freedom Of Information Team ( IND ), UK Border Agency

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