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What does ECO stand for?

ECO stands for Entry Clearance Officer (UK immigration)

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The list was drawn up in February last year after John Vine, the independent inspector of the UK Border Agency, revealed that British entry clearance officers based in Abu Dhabi and Islamabad were discriminating against Pakistani visa applicants compared to those from the Gulf states by demanding far more documentation from them, such as land registry title deeds.
He said Government immigration policy in this case "irrationally excluded material and potentially decisive considerations" or "was so ambiguous" as to mislead applicants, entry clearance officers (ECOs) and immigration judges alike.