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Natasha V. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 4, 2012

Natasha V.

Experience in Immigration Law and Legislation
   United Kingdom
  |   Coulsdon, Surrey

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I am a professional and trustworthy individual that has a wide experience of UK Immigration Rules. After graduating I worked for UK Border Agency (formerly Home Office Immigration Service) for nearly 12 years. I joined as an Immigration Officer in 2000 and have experience of on entry and after entry. ; I have experience of working overseas and delivering results in high risk and difficult environments. These include working as an entry clearance Officer in Kampala and Lagos.

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Immigration Law and Legislation

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My first position was at Gatwick airport where I assessed arriving passengers on a daily basis who were usually under stress and pressure. I would have to balance their personal mental condition with obtaining the necessary information that I required to make sound judgements. While assessing the applicants I would often need to conduct further interviews, contact sponsors and/or outside agencies such as schools, colleges and work places.
I then moved on to enforcement dealing with after entry persons. I was arrest trained with a view to apprehending Immigration offenders. I had to lead a team of officers, ensuring that I had completed risk assessments and always adhered to Health and Safety operatives.
I am an accredited fraud investigator from Portsmouth University. I have four years’ experience of investigating criminal matters on behalf of UKBA and presenting them to the crown. I provided full cases files for trials and have experience of liaising with CPS, DWP and HMRC. I have also prepared and presented training packages to both internal and external stakeholders. I was required to ensure that I presented strong legal arguments that were backed up with all the necessary evidence.
I have held two entry clearance positions, the first in Kampala, the second in Lagos. I have four years’ experience of assessing visa applications for the UK. This involved a wide range of applications from visitors, students and settlement to the UK. I have a very good knowledge of the...

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Employment

UK Border Agency
Immigration Officer
2000 - 2011
I have vast experience of assessing applicants under the Immigration Rules for entry to the UK under all category's and the Points based System.

Education

Southampton University
BA (Hons) Politics
1995 - 2000

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