The UK EMN NCP is Immigration Research and Statistics (IRS), part of the Research, Development and Statistics Directorate (RDS) of the Home Office, which is embedded within the UK Border Agency (‘The Agency’). It consists of a multi-disciplinary group of statisticians, researchers and administrators helping policy, operations and management colleagues in the Agency to meet their objectives. IRS carries out a social research programme supporting the Agency’s business agenda in areas such as asylum processes and refugee integration, managed migration, border control and enforcement of immigration law.




Contact: emn@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk