United Kingdom: 150 Migrants Cross Channel in 2021, Government Determined to Launch New Plans

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Just over the weekend, over 150 migrants arrive in the United Kingdom. After, crossing the Channel between mainland Europe and Britain. French authorities did arrest more than 50. Also, did bring them back to France. In 2020, over 9,500 migrants did make it across the same route. Notably, the numbers are more than four times from 2019.

The illegal migrants continue to war in United Kingdom waters. Even, after over 150 channel migrants access the United Kingdom. Mainly, using small boats during the weekends.

The Saturday scenario did enable the Border Force to deal with 103 migrants. Also, the force did capture six boats. Especially, similar to French officials. Even, they did stop three unknown vessels. Mainly, from entering England.

In fact, the European coastguards’ Saturday crackdown did use aircraft to locate other illegal migrants. So, the U.K. government promises to return them to their motherland. Mostly, the ones with no legal requirements.

The Minister for Immigration Chris Philip said that the legislative changes to take place. Only, to ease similar situations. Also, to make it inadmissible, if victims travel to a safer country.

According to a recent survey, the number of illegal migrants reaching the United Kingdom did increase four-folds. Essentially, it tallies to 8,400 making it to the English soil. In comparison with 1,844 and more are expected in this year.

Mostly, the migrants are putting themselves into huge risks. Despite the freezing temperatures. In particular, 33 migrants did make it to past U.K. waters in their boats on Thursday morning last week. While another group of 23 follow the route in the afternoon.

Meanwhile, French security officials are at the forefront. Importantly, in curbing the illegal migrants. In addition, intercepting 17 and preventing them from reaching England. Precisely, from Dieppe by Ferry.

Further, Philip did hail French Officials. Mostly, for always at the forefront. Also, holding security tight. And continue to crackdown on migrants. Notably, coming in from the African states and other European neighbours. Promising to work closely for mutual benefits.

 

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