Nearly 450 presumed asylum seekers were arrested yesterday in La Manche. The Home Office says UK authorities had to rescue or intercept 253 people in 10 events. A faded image of asylum seekers landing on the beach in Kent. Image submitted Meanwhile, French authorities have stopped 196 people from travelingRead More →

Alexander Downer will conduct the first review of the Border Operations team in over a decade. Starting today, he will examine all areas of the agency’s work, including illegal migration, customs and national security. Mr Downer was responsible for helping to shape Australia’s immigration policy, including the controversial policy ofRead More →

In recent days, more than 300 migrants have crossed the English Channel from France to the United Kingdom. More than 100 were intercepted by French authorities before they left the coast. One person has been declared dead. On Thursday 13 January, the UK Home Office (Home Office) confirmed to theRead More →

Four asylum seekers who crossed the Channel to the UK in small boats have successfully had their convictions overturned for immigration offenses, with the UK Court of Appeal acknowledging a lack of evidence they intended to enter the country illegally. The asylum seekers – three Iranians and a Kuwaiti –Read More →

Migrants who crossed the English Channel to Britain from northern France are being held in deplorable conditions despite government promises to improve accommodation, inspectors said on Thursday. The findings by the Prisons Inspectorate and independent voluntary monitoring groups came after visits to migrant detention centers over the past three months.Read More →

Smuggling gangs make millions ferrying desperate people across the Channel, with Boris Johnson saying criminals ‘get away with murder’ Smugglers charge over £5,000 per person for Channel crossings ( Image: Reuters) Smuggling gangs earn thousands of pounds for every person they transport across the English Channel. Boris Johnson has vowedRead More →