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India and Nigeria welcome UK axing £3k visa bond

India and Nigeria – two of the six so called "high risk" countries – have welcomed the UK government's plans to scrap the visa bond scheme that may have forced visitors to forfeit a £3,000 cash payment if they overstayed their short-term visa. The Home Office has told The PIE News that it has decided not to proceed with the controversial plan, which had caused concern overseas given that it would only have applied to certain nationalities.


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