The sad thing is, all of this can be adequately taken care of if only the proper policies are enacted.
Mr Whiteman said failures were unchecked because of scant resources
Former borders chief Rob Whiteman said that thousands of illegal migrants had simply vanished without trace.
Asylum seekers had also disappeared in their droves. Mr Whiteman, chief executive of the UK Border Agency from 2011 to 2013, said failures were unchecked because of scant resources.
Around a million illegal migrants were living in the UK
A lot of illegal migrants may be working here legally. An Italian ID card is enough to give you an NI number
He revealed illegal migrants and asylum seekers were disappearing in the UK in tens of thousands as staff focused on “high-risk” serious criminals. He said National Insurance numbers were being issued to migrants with false identity documents.
In some cases they offered an ID card from a European country like Italy Mr Whiteman said that of 84,000 illegal entrants caught last year the figure was “at best” half the number that slipped in. Around a million illegal migrants were living in the UK.
His damning verdict on security came days after Home Secretary Amber Rudd promised to “take a grip” on immigration.