The Conservative government of the United Kingdom deported just 15 per cent of migrants that reached British shores illegally last year.
Migrants pouring across Channel to Britain
The number of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel has risen by nearly 400 per cent over the previous year.
The increase in Border Force patrols in the English Channel is attracting more boat migrants, according to a former immigration chief.
Over 1,800 migrants crossed Channel this year
Two former heads of British immigration agencies have said that British cutters should patrol French territorial waters in the English Channel and return illegal aliens to France before they get anywhere near Great Britain.
At least 40 migrants have been brought ashore after three boats were stopped trying to cross the English Channel by the UK Border Force early this morning.
All 39 migrants identify as Iranian nationals
The tragic deaths of 39 would-be illegal migrants from China in a refrigerator lorry trailer highlight the deadly side-effects of Britain’s lax border controls — and the criminal people-smugglers who take advantage of them.
The Belgian police are investing around 80,000 euros into a new project using drones to track the movements of illegal migrants along the coastal region.
More boat migrants have been intercepted in the English Channel in the first six months of 2019 than in the whole of last year.
The number of boats transporting illegal migrants to Britain appears to have hit a daily record, with HM Coastguard reporting it has assisted with 13 “incidents” off the Kent coast and a dinghy sighted off East Sussex.
Illegal migrants are continuing to pour across the English Channel in small boats, with hundreds being brought to shore by the authorities even after being intercepted.
Muslim cleric admits to facilitating illegal boat crossings
Iranian, Iraqi migrants apprehended on three boats
Increase in illegal Channel crossings, related incidents
The French government, in cooperation with the UK, has launched a number of airborne drones to monitor potential illegal immigration in the English Channel.
Many arrested in Calais, released with only warnings
Dozens of migrants stormed a ferry in Calais, France, in a bid to break into Britain on Saturday night, in what police called a “co-ordinated attack” on the French docks.
Hundreds of migrants illegally crossing to UK in boats