Media Reports Archive : July 2020


660 million people could apply to work in Britain under the points-based system

The new PBS weakens UK work visa rules for citizens of 80% of countries around the world.

Mail Online - 31 Jul 2020

New immigration system ‘risks opening up UK to over 600 million people’

The new PBS weakens UK work visa rules for citizens of 80% of countries around the world.

The Sun - 31 Jul 2020

Record 202 migrants cross Channel in single day

Well over 3,000 have come since the start of the year.

Mail Online - 31 Jul 2020

MPs order new probe as migrant boats soar

Rocketing numbers of migrants crossing the Channel have alarmed MPs into launching an inquiry.

Sunday Express - 27 Jul 2020

More small boats arrive at Dover

Another 43 migrants in four small boats were intercepted in the English Channel.

BBC News - 24 Jul 2020

Boats carrying up to 100 cross-Channel migrants picked up off coast

About 15 vessels were intercepted by the Border Force.

The Times - 22 Jul 2020

200 met by Border Force teams on the worst day on record for illegal Channel crossing bid

A migrant stole a pedalo from a French beach in a bid to reach British soil.

The Sun - 21 Jul 2020

More than 500 migrants reach UK across Channel in one week

More than 2,800 migrants have reached the UK this year, with a record number of 180 arriving last weekend.

BBC News - 20 Jul 2020

EU criminals with more than a year in jail will be banned from Britain

Migration Watch UK warned: “It is vital that the provisions are followed with effective enforcement. This has become much too feeble.'

Daily Telegraph - 13 Jul 2020

Illegal migrants crossing Channel to hit record 7,500, four times rate last year, says study

The number of migrants crossing the Channel has been accelerating with forecasts suggesting it could hit 7,500, four times rate last year.

Daily Telegraph - 9 Jul 2020

Tony Smith: Turning the tide on migrant boats

Tony Smith is a former Head of the UK Border Force and Director of Ports and Borders in both the UK and Canada.

Conservative Home - 7 Jul 2020

Border Force's migrant mission impossible

So weak is the Government's grasp on the deepening emergency that it does not even know the total number of illegal immigrants in the UK.

Daily Mail - 3 Jul 2020

Channel migrants 'should be returned to France'

Migrants who cross the Channel in small boats should be returned to France before they can apply for asylum, the former head of the Border Force said.

BBC News - 1 Jul 2020

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