decision-making

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External
Date of publication: 
Thu, 19/10/2017
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UK Home Office, 2007

Immigration Officers work in a highly pressured and complex environment, and their decisions

about whether or not to hold a passenger for further questioning draw on a range of information, intelligence and personal judgments. Within this complex process, one important factor identified by IOs is economic credibility, which relates both the situation in the passenger’s home country and the circumstances of the individual passenger.