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A migrant is helped ashore by a Border Force officer at 3 a.m. at Dover Harbor in Kent after crossing the English Channel  | Photo: Stuart Brock / picture-alliance
Migrants sit in a boat navigating the waters in the English Channel off the coast of northern France | Photo: Salmeer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty Images
From File: Border Force bring in a boat used by migrants to cross the Channel at Dover Harbor in the UK | Photo: REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
A similar sized dingy set off on March 9 and was picked up by the French authorities | Photo: Twitter/préfecture maritime de la Manche et de la mer du Nord @premarmanche
In England, Channel Rescue volunteers scan the open sea from the Kent coast for migrant boats in distress | Photo: Channel Rescue
Migrants walk in the grounds of Napier Barracks in Folkestone, Kent, England following a fire at the site, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021.| Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA via AP
183 migrants crossed the Channel on March 23. The figure was the highest daily number so far in 2021 | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
The UK Home Secretary outlined Britain's new plan for immigration on March 24 | Source: UK Home Office Twitter feed @pritipatel
The migrants were picked up and taken to the French ports of Calais and Boulogne-sur-Mer | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Maxppp/J. Ben Azzouz
A group of migrants arrive at Dover, September 2, 2020 | Photo: IMAGO
Wissant Bay, just south of the town of Calais is where many smugglers hide their boats before crossing the Channel | Photo: Mehdi Chebil / InfoMigrants
A part of the Napier Barracks accommodation on fire on Friday, January 29 | Photo: Care4Calais