Channel migrants ‘should be deported to processing centres on South Atlantic islands’ – What We Know!

Channel migrants should be deported to offshore processing centres within 48 hours of arrival, a report will say today. Pictured: Migrants picked up from the Channel arrive in Dover last month

Channel migrants needs to be deported to processing centres on South Atlantic islands if an settlement with France fails, report suggests

  • Channel migrants needs to be deported to offshore processing centres inside 48 hours of arrival, a report will say as we speak 
  • Assume-tank Coverage Trade recommended processing centres needs to be arrange on British islands within the South Atlantic 
  • Different places might embrace the Channel Islands or a 98 sq. mile space of Cyprus 

Channel migrants needs to be deported to offshore processing centres inside 48 hours of arrival, a report will say as we speak.

Assume-tank Coverage Trade recommended processing centres needs to be arrange on the British abroad territory of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha within the South Atlantic if the French authorities fails to take again migrants.

Different places might embrace the Channel Islands or a 98 sq. mile space of Cyprus referred to as the Sovereign Base Areas which has been maintained beneath treaty by the UK since 1960, it added.

Channel migrants needs to be deported to offshore processing centres inside 48 hours of arrival, a report will say as we speak. Pictured: Migrants picked up from the Channel arrive in Dover final month

A record 28,395 migrants reached the UK illegally last year by taking small boats across the Channel, a 200 per cent increase on 2020's tally

A report 28,395 migrants reached the UK illegally final yr by taking small boats throughout the Channel, a 200 per cent improve on 2020’s tally

What number of migrants reached Britain in 2021, by month? 
January 223
February 308
March 831
April 751
Might 1,619
June 2,179
July 3,510
August 3,012
September 4,652
October 2,671
November 6,869
December 1,770
Whole 28,395

The think-tank’s 44-page research mentioned joint UK-EU patrols within the Channel can be ‘the absolute best response to the issue of small-boats arrivals’. 

But when an settlement with France proves inconceivable, authorities ought to introduce the ‘extra radical plan of action’ known as Plan B.

‘Anybody ascertained to be a real refugee shall be taken from [the overseas territory] to a 3rd state which has agreed with the UK to simply accept refugees,’ it added.

One other report back to be revealed as we speak discovered at the least 70,000 migrants have arrived within the UK hidden in lorries since 2014. 

Migration Watch UK, which campaigns for more durable border controls, mentioned there have been thought to have been 9,000 ‘clandestine’ lorry arrivals final yr on high of greater than 28,000 Channel migrants.

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