Britain's Home Secretary, Sajid Javid had revealed that over 400 immigrants in Britain have received letters from the UK Home Office, demanding them to provide DNA tests that confirm that they are belongs to British nationals. He said that making such demands were not acceptable. He made an apology to the hundreds of immigrants who were illegally compelled to submit their DNA samples in order to process their visa into the country. Sajid Javid made gave an interview to the British Parliament condemning the act and said apologies to the over 400 immigrants affected. Among those who received this letter were Afghan citizens and Gurkha soldiers. Anybody seeking a visa to be in the UK with family relationships are not obligated to submit their DNA results along with their application. They can only do so by choice and not compulsion. The Home Secretary also revealed that most of the cases were part of a 2016 operation aimed at handling fraud cases observed in human rights applications for a visa. As a regulation of the operation, 7 people were denied the visa to remain in the UK because they did not submit the required DNA evidence.
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