ASYLUM CLAIMS SOAR TO HIGHEST LEVEL IN NEARLY 20 YEARS AMID CHANNEL MIGRANT CRISIS

Asylum claims are at their highest in nearly two decades amid a surge in Channel crossings. © Provided by The Telegraph French police detain migrants and search vehicles going into the port in Calais to try to reduce the number of Channel crossings Home Office figures show that 37,562 applications were made in the UK in the year to September, a jump of 18 per cent on the previous year a...

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