超过 1,000 migrants land on British shores in first three weeks of the year

超过 1,000 migrants have already landed on British shores in the first three weeks of the year.

其他 100 refugees crossed the Channel on Sunday on small boats as the total for 2022 ticked over the landmark figure already.

超过 1000 migrants have already landed on British shores in the first three weeks of the year
超过 1000 migrants have already landed on British shores in the first three weeks of the year信用: Steve Finn

在 2021 只是 223 made the perilous journey in the same month – 与结束 28,000 crossing in total.

而在 2020, the landmark 1,000 figure wasn’t hit until May 3 – 什么时候 49 arrived in three boatstaking the figure for the year to 1,045.

The Home Office confirmed yesterday that they rescued or intercepted 87 people making the perilous journey in three boats on Sundaybringing the total to 1,057.

Home office minister Tom Pursglove 说: “People fleeing persecution should seek safety in the first safe country they reach and not risk their lives paying criminal gangs to cross the Channel.”

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其他 100 refugees crossed the Channel on Sunday on small boats as the total for 2022 ticked over the landmark figure already
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