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In 2019, the death of Vietnamese migrants smuggled in a truck drew attention to a wider human trafficking problem | Photo: Gareth Fuller/empics/picture alliance
From file: Unaccompanied Albanian migrant children are going missing from UK care, reports Kent County Council  | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
Migrants launch from the coast of northern France cross the English Channel in an inflatable boat near Dover, Britain, August 4, 2021 | Photo: Peter Nicholls / Reuters
The UK border police invests a lot of effort into detecting clandestine passengers in cargo traveling to the UK | Photo: Andrew Matthews/AP/picture-alliance
The French authorities rescued 61 migrants from the sea on Tuesday, November 29  | Photo: Johan Ben Azzouz / picture alliance / dpa / MAXPPP
From file: Although Manston is not a detention center, and people are only meant to be held there for 24-hours, those staying there said they felt like they were in prison | Photo: Gareth Fuller/ picture alliance / empics /
Statistics released Thursday did not include roughly 35,000 migrants who arrived in the UK illegally | Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
The Manston immigration short-term holding facility located at the former Defence Fire Training and Development Centre in Thanet, Kent, UK. Picture date: Monday October 31, 2022 | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/picture-alliance
 The Manston immigration short-term holding facility in Thanet, Kent, UK. Picture date: October 31, 2022 | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/picture-alliance
From file: A relative of Maryam Nuri, who died trying to cross the English channel, at a memorial in Erbil, Iraq, on November 28, 2021 | Photo: Reuters
The UK government has said there has been a record number of migrant Channel crossings this year | Photo: Gareth Fuller/empics/picture alliance
The Nobel literature prize laureate believes that migrants can contribute a lot to their host communities | Photo: Matt Dunham/AP/picture-alliance