July 2020


Those Crossing The Channel Are Not Refugees

The Home Secretary told a Parliamentary Committee that those crossing the Channel are not refugees but have previously rejected the option of seeking asylum while passing through safe countries. Previous estimates (for instance by the EU itself) suggested 60% are economic migrants not entitled to asylum or humanitarian protection (see article quoting First Vice President […]

More Points-based System Details Released

Commenting, Alp Mehmet, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: “The government has been pushed into the flawed system that was proposed before Covid-19 struck. They are ploughing ahead as if the last four months hasn’t happened, overlooking entirely the rapidly increasing unemployment. “This system will encourage undercutting, while drawing in people from poorer countries that […]

Estimate Of 2020 Arrivals By Illegal Channel Crossing

The number of people arriving in the UK via illegal Channel crossing is on course to reach at least 7,500 in 2020 should they continue at the rate seen since January and in the absence of effective measures to stop them. The number of crossings in the year so far – 2,400 – is four […]

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