four migrants lose their lives trying to reach Britain

four migrants lose their lives trying to reach Britain

Published on: 14/12/2022 – 19:14 Four migrants died in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday 14 December in the English Channel while trying to reach the UK. Their dinghy overturned. More than 40 others were rescued by the French navy, coastguards and British fishermen. This tragedy comes in full political will on the part of … Read more

Great Britain: Accommodation of refugees in hotels is controversial

Great Britain: Accommodation of refugees in hotels is controversial

/ Podcasts / International reporting Published on: 30/11/2022 – 00:10 A member of the Border Force helps a group of migrants disembark from a boat in Dover, south-east England (illustrative image). © Daniel Leal / AFP In the autumn, 37,000 refugees were accommodated in British hotels, which, according to the BBC, cost the taxpayer £6 … Read more

conservatives call for reform of the asylum system

conservatives call for reform of the asylum system

Published on: 28/11/2022 – 23:00 In the United Kingdom, immigration is debated daily, especially with regard to English Channel crossings. They exceed 40,000 this year. To slow them down, some of the conservatives are calling for a reform of the asylum system legislation. With our correspondent in Dublin, Emeline wine In a letter to the … Read more

conservatives call for reform of the asylum system

conservatives call for reform of the asylum system

Published on: 28/11/2022 – 23:00 In the United Kingdom, immigration is debated daily, especially with regard to English Channel crossings. They exceed 40,000 this year. To slow them down, some of the conservatives are calling for a reform of the asylum system legislation. With our correspondent in Dublin, Emeline wine In a letter to the … Read more

Britain records record net immigration of half a million people

Britain records record net immigration of half a million people

The United Kingdom recorded record net immigration, estimated at half a million people, mainly from non-EU populations, in a post-pandemic context marked by the war in Ukraine. According to UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates published on Thursday, the UK saw net immigration of 504,000 people between June 2021 and June 2022. This figure … Read more

Britain records record net immigration of half a million people

Britain records record net immigration of half a million people

The United Kingdom recorded record net immigration, estimated at half a million people, mainly from non-EU populations, in a post-pandemic context marked by the war in Ukraine. According to UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates published on Thursday, the UK saw net immigration of 504,000 people between June 2021 and June 2022. This figure … Read more

“This crisis is just the British version of Trump’s wall” – Liberation

"This crisis is just the British version of Trump's wall" - Liberation

Interview Article reserved for subscribers The political reaction to the immigration figures, which are not high, is reminiscent of the actions of populist governments, condemns researcher Tanja Bueltmann. For Tanja Bueltmann, professor of diaspora and immigration history at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow), Britain has shaped its own crisis by closing legal routes to asylum … Read more

a migrant reception center at the heart of the Sunak government’s first crisis

a migrant reception center at the heart of the Sunak government's first crisis

Published on: 01/11/2022 – 11:01 In addition to the economic crisis, the British government faces criticism of its migration policy: On Saturday, a thousand migrants arrived on English shores, and the year 2022 has already beaten last year’s record. From our correspondent in London, The reception system for migrants is already saturated. There are not … Read more

Paris and London announce “progress” towards a deal

Paris and London announce "progress" towards a deal

The UK is said to be ready to pay a further £80m (€91m) to France for police reinforcements on French beaches, while UK agents will have access to French control centers France and Britain announced in a joint press release on Friday “some progressto find a new agreement on illegal migration. Foreign ministers Catherine Colonna … Read more