Two arrested in Southport immigration raid
Immigration officers arrested two people after a raid in Southport this afternoon, Wednesday, March 8 2017.
A 32-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man and a were detained following the raid on London Street.
Under EU rules, citizens have free movement between countries but must not ‘become a burden on the state” after a period of three months.
The two arrested, both originally from Poland, had breached rules which state they must be either employed, self-employed, self-sufficient or in full time-education after the three month period.
Immigration officers have now begun the process of deporting them.
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