The UK Border Agency has published a Facebook page for its customers in India and the USA..
If you are considering visiting the UK, you are invited to 'like' the page to receive updates which might interest you.
The UKBA said: `These could include information about current processing times for applications, changes to UK immigration policy and other news.
`You can use the page to ask general questions about issues relating to visas and UK immigration and customs requirements.
`We are unable to discuss individual cases on Facebook, and will make alternative contact details available for this purpose’.
The UKBA has also asked for feedback on this new service to help ensure `it meets your needs as a customer’.