Media Reports Archive : August 2020

Net migration at highest level in four years

It is at the highest level since the EU referendum in June 2016.

The Times - 28 Aug 2020

We can no longer escape from the necessity of borders

Without borders, we cannot protect the people who live within them.

Daily Telegraph - 20 Aug 2020

Tories accused of losing control of illegal Channel migration

Migration across the Channel is surging. Migration Watch UK called on the government to address pull factors.

The Times - 17 Aug 2020

Channel migration - Cash handouts act as 'no lose pull factor'

Migration Watch UK said only a tiny minority of those who have arrived via the Channel have been returned.

Daily Mail - 17 Aug 2020

Cross-Channel migrants flown back to France and Germany

14 migrants were taken to France and Germany after the Home Office fouund they already claimed asylum in one of the EU states.

The Times - 13 Aug 2020

Immigration still too high – poll

Migration Watch UK said most recent polling found that 54 per cent think immigration has been too high over the past decade.

Mail Online - 7 Aug 2020

120 Channel migrants intercepted as Priti Patel plans tougher asylum laws

The UK has taken three times as many asylum seekers from EU states as it sent back. Migration Watch UK said the Dublin agreement had 'backfired'

The Times - 5 Aug 2020

Channel migrants: More boats follow busiest day on record

'Multiple' migrant boats have been picked up by Border Force in the English Channel, the coastguard said.

BBC News - 3 Aug 2020


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