25 noiembrie 2021

Channel deaths: Who are the migrants crossing to Kent from France and where do they originate from?


The events that prompt people to flee from their home countries and head to the UK are ever changing but the origins of those coming to Britain on small boats has remained remarkably consistent.A series of what are known as "push factors" have been blamed for driving migrants from their homes countries, so that they end up coming to the UK across the Channel. These push factors - a combination of conditions in the countries the migrants are coming from and the links those countries have with [...]