Proof the Rwanda asylum-seeker plan isn’t working? より多い 600 migrants arrived in UK over the weekend as total crossing English Channel this year edges closer to 8,500
より多い 8,000 migrants have arrived in the UK after crossing the 英語のチャネル 今年, [object Window].
以上 600 migrants arrived in the UK by small boat this weekend, 167 に 13 boats on Saturday and 436 in nine boats on Sunday.
Since the start of 2022, 8,393 people have reached the UK after navigating busy shipping lanes from フランス in small boats, according to analysis of government data by the PA news agency.
This is more than double the number recorded for the same period in 2021 (3,112) and more than six times the amount recorded at this point in 2020 (1,340).
Poor weather conditions last week meant there were four consecutive days last week without any crossings taking place.
Reform UK leader Richard Tice uploaded a video to his Twitter of dozens of migrants being escorted along a beach.
ザ・ 30 second clip shows the group of what appears to be mainly men, some of whom briefly stop to pray, arriving in the UK yesterday.
Mr Tice said: ‘WATCH: NO RWANDA DETERRENT, as many hundreds arriving today on South Coast. Smugglers are laughing at us.’
Migrants who arrive on British shores face the threat of being deported the Rwanda, in Africa.
Under a partnership agreement with the Rwandan government, people arriving in the UK, including by crossing the Channel in small boats, will be flown 4,000 miles to East Africa if they are deemed to have travelled illegally for economic reasons rather than asylum.
The number of migrants who have arrived on UK shores this year has passed 8,000 (写真: migrants arriving in Dover yesterday)
The number of migrants who have come to the UK on small boats is significantly higher than what it was at this point last year
A video shows hundreds of migrants being escorted along a beach after just arriving
Hundreds of migrants over the weekend including young children and mothers make the journey across the Channel
レコード 28,395 migrants reached the UK illegally last year in small boats over the Channel, A 200 のパーセント増加 2020
Fifty migrants have already been told they will be the first to be sent to Rwanda in east Africa as part of the government’s controversial resettlement policy
There have been nine days of crossings so far in May, と 1,700 people arriving in the UK as a result.
The highest daily total for 2022 to date was recorded on April 13 いつ 651 people made the crossing in 18 ボートは今朝、「赤い光とフレアの海」の中でセントヘリアの港に集まったと推定されました.
レコード 1,185 people made the crossing to the UK on November 11 2021 – the highest recorded since the start of 2020.
の合計 28,526 people made the crossing in 2021, と比べて 8,466 に 2020, 1,843 に 2019 そして 299 に 2018, official Home Office figures show.
The latest crossings come after the department said it had started to tell the first asylum seekers they could be flown to Rwanda under its new deportation plan, with flights expected to begin in ‘the coming months’.
Nearly the same amount of migrants who crossed the channel in the whole of 2020 have made the crossing in less than half of 2022
In an interview with the Daily Mail this weekend, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said 50 migrants have already been told they are due to be flown to the east African nation within a fortnight but he anticipated legal opposition to the move.
Last week Tom Pursglove, one of the Government’s immigration ministers, told MPs on the Commons Home Affairs Committee that the scheme was a ‘new and untested policy’ and could not point to what modelling was used to give the ‘evidence base’ to implement it.
Despite the increasing numbers, the UK’s small boat arrivals are a fraction of the number of people arriving in Europe.
Data from the UN’s refugee agency shows at least 120,441 people arrived in Europe via the Mediterranean by land and sea in 2021.