Dozens of migrants arrive in Dover for second day in a row

Dozens of migrants including baby arrive in Dover for second day in a row after taking advantage of better conditions to risk dangerous Channel crossing

  • Fino a 100 people wrapped in blankets and scarves arrived at Dover today, secondo le stime dei testimoni oculari
  • In giro 30 migrants were seen on RNLI lifeboat during first arrival, followed by groups on a further two boats
  • One group, for which figures are yet to be confirmed, were also brought into Dover by Border Force yesterday
  • It comes after at least 60 migrants reached the UK on March 3, con 230 making perilous trip the day previous
  • Dozens of migrants including a baby have arrived in Dover for the second day in a row after taking advantage of better conditions to risk the dangerous Channel crossing on Tuesday.

    Fino a 100 people wrapped in blankets, hats and scarves were brought into the Port of Dover in Kent by UK officials early this morning, secondo le stime dei testimoni oculari.

    In giro 30 migrants were seen on an RNLI lifeboat during today’s first arrival, followed by groups on a further two boats that disembarked at Tug Haven for checks and processing by 9am.

    Another group, for which official figures are yet to be confirmed by the Home Office, were also taken into Dover on a Border Force vessel yesterday after a small boat incident in the Channel.

    It comes after at least 60 migrants reached the UK by small boats on March 3 con 230 making the perilous crossing on the previous day.

    They were the first since 132 people were picked up in the Channel during freezing conditions on February 26 – the second of two incidents reported for the whole month of February.

    Heavy winds and storms throughout last month temporarily prevented crossings due to the dangerous waters of the channel.

    But numbers have increased once again as temperatures are forecast to hit up to 60F (16C) in the South East today, while light winds are set to bring calmer sea conditions.

    Fino a 100 people wrapped in blankets, hats and scarves were brought into the Port of Dover in Kent by UK officials early this morning, secondo le stime dei testimoni oculari. Nella foto: a group are seen onboard RNLI Dungeness Lifeboat today

    Fino a 100 people wrapped in blankets, hats and scarves were brought into the Port of Dover in Kent by UK officials early this morning, secondo le stime dei testimoni oculari. Nella foto: a group are seen onboard RNLI Dungeness Lifeboat today

    A child is seen being carried as migrants arrived on three boats at Dover today before disembarking at Tug Haven for checks and processing

    A child is seen being carried as migrants arrived on three boats at Dover today before disembarking at Tug Haven for checks and processing

    In giro 30 migrants are seen on an RNLI lifeboat at around 4am this morning after making the treacherous Channel crossing

    In giro 30 migrants are seen on an RNLI lifeboat at around 4am this morning after making the treacherous Channel crossing

    A man can be seen with his arm in a sling after a group of migrants were picked up by Dungeness Lifeboat early this morning at approximately 4am

    A man can be seen with his arm in a sling after a group of migrants were picked up by Dungeness Lifeboat early this morning at approximately 4am

    Finora, the Home Office has yet to release official figures for today.

    The latest arrival comes after 21 migrants dived off a yacht into a river after its sailor ran it aground during low tide on February 12.

    The group capsized the 20ft vessel when they rushed to one side to see why they had stopped moving, toppling it over in the water.

    They got stuck near the bank in Rye Harbour in East Sussex at around 1pm after sailing the boat across the Channel and up the river.

    Filmati, shared with MailOnline, showed people desperately swimming towards a nearby dinghy that was deployed from the yacht.

    Some of the people were forced to leap into the water as the yacht slowly tipped over and capsized when too many grouped on one side.

    At least one man could be seen swimming through the water with an orange life jacket towards the dinghy.

    Footage taken later in the evening showed the boat after it had been re-floated by responders from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).

    It comes after at least 60 migrants reached the UK by small boats on March 3 con 230 making the perilous crossing on the previous day. Nella foto: a second boat of migrants picked up by the Dungeness Lifeboat today

    It comes after at least 60 migrants reached the UK by small boats on March 3 con 230 making the perilous crossing on the previous day. Nella foto: a second boat of migrants picked up by the Dungeness Lifeboat today

    One person waves towards the camera as a group is brought into Dover by the RNLI Dungeness lifeboat early this morning

    One person waves towards the camera as a group is brought into Dover by the RNLI Dungeness lifeboat early this morning

    One man makes a peace signal as he is brought into Dover By RNLI Dungeness lifeboat after being picked up in the Channel

    One man makes a peace signal as he is brought into Dover By RNLI Dungeness lifeboat after being picked up in the Channel

    Today's arrivals were picked up by the RNLI while making the treacherous Channel crossing from France to Dover

    Today’s arrivals were picked up by the RNLI while making the treacherous Channel crossing from France to Dover

    Official figures released for the first time yesterday showed 28,526 people arrived in the UK after crossing the Channel in small boats last year – più di 95 times higher than in 2018.

    The Home Office statistics were higher than previously thought and compare with 8,466 people crossing the Channel in 2020, 1,843 nel 2019 e solo 299 nel 2018.

    Home Office officials have warned that this year could see more than 65,000 people arrive in the UK by small boat.

    Numbers arriving in the UK reached their highest peak in November 2021, quando 6,971 small boats arrived in a single month.

    novembre 27 also saw the greatest loss of life in the migrant crisis when 27 people tragically drowned in the English Channel after their dinghy collapsed, including seven women and three children.

    A woman is seen being escorted by a UK official. The Home Office has been reportedly trying to strike deals with countries to allow Britain to process asylum claims abroad in order to deter Channel crossings

    A woman is seen being escorted by a UK official. The Home Office has been reportedly trying to strike deals with countries to allow Britain to process asylum claims abroad in order to deter Channel crossings

    A person disembarks at Tug Haven for checks and processing. C'erano 48,540 asylum applications - riferito a 56,495 persone - in the UK in 2021, su 63 per cent on the previous year and the highest for a calendar year since 2003

    A person disembarks at Tug Haven for checks and processing. C'erano 48,540 asylum applications – riferito a 56,495 persone – in the UK in 2021, su 63 per cent on the previous year and the highest for a calendar year since 2003

    Despite highlighting the dangers of crossing the 21-mile Dover Strait in unsuitable craft, migrants continued to arrive in high numbers throughout December.

    The number of asylum claims made in the UK has also climbed to its highest in nearly two decades, while the backlog of cases waiting to be determined continues to soar.

    C'erano 48,540 asylum applications – riferito a 56,495 persone – in the UK in 2021, su 63 per cent on the previous year and the highest for a calendar year since 2003.

    Home Secretary Priti Patel has pledged to end people smuggling across the English Channel with the Nationality and Borders Bill which has passed through the Commons and is in its third reading at the House of Lords.

    The bill will stop and divert dinghies suspected of carrying illegal migrants to the UK and return them to where their sea journey to the UK began, subject to agreement with other countries.

    The Home Office has been reportedly trying to strike deals with countries to allow Britain to process asylum claims abroad in order to deter Channel crossings.

    MailOnline has contacted the Home Office and Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) che sta attualmente combattendo contro Allen per il mantenimento della figlia di 14 anni.