Two arrested in Oxfordshire restaurant immigration raid

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Two people have been arrested in a raid on a French restaurant chain in Oxfordshire.

The UK Border Agency raid took place at Brasserie Gerard on Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames, on Monday.

Two Brazilian men, a 25-year-old working in the restaurant, and a 38-year-old found in the flat above, were both arrested for having expired visas.

The restaurant chain now faces a fine unless it can prove it carried out the correct right-to-work staff checks.

Both arrested men are suspected of "supplying forged or counterfeit identity documents to gain employment", the UK Border Agency said.

They remain in detention awaiting removal from the UK.

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