Private schools are making hundreds of thousands of pounds from Vietnamese children who are entering Britain on student visas then disappearing, it has been revealed. The Telegraph reports.
Children thought to be as young as 15 are being brought to the UK by suspected trafficking gangs through legitimate visas sponsored by private schools, an investigation by The Times found.
The investigation carried out by the paper uncovered at least 21 Vietnamese children who have vanished from boarding schools and private colleges across Britain in the past four years.
Eight Vietnamese children have gone missing from the £25,000-a-year Chelsea Independent College, a west London school owned by Astrum Education, a for-profit body.
All the schools and colleges identified followed protocol and reported the disappearances to police and the Home Office. All the children arrived in Britain on Tier 4 child visas, which are sponsored by schools and do not require an English language test.
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