Illegal immigrants still flocking into UK hidden in HGVs, new research reveals


 

Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants continue to arrive into the UK hidden inside HGVs, contradicting theories that tighter port security is forcing them to travel by boat instead, according to a research group. Migration Watch UK said 70,000 clandestines have attempted to enter the country via lorries since 2014 – almost equivalent to the capacity of Manchester Utd’s football stadium. Its analysis also suggested that just under 10,000 came via this method in 2021. There has been increasing coverage […]