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Bad news for immigration lawyers this week - a report predicts that the already record-breaking backlog of asylum and immigration claims is set to grow even longer.
The National Audit Office (NAO) warns the backlog of 45,000 claims will increase as a result of computer implementation delays.
A further spanner could be thrown in the works if the system falls prey to the millenium bug. Siemens was due to develop a u77m computer system last October, but it is now expected to be finalised in January 2000.
According to a confidential NAO report due to be released in March, the existing systems are not guaranteed to be millenium compliant.