A monthly record of more than 1,450 illegal aliens crossed the English Channel and landed on British shores in August.
Analysis by the British news wire agency Press Association found that last month’s illegal arrivals were almost as many as June and July combined, at nearly 1,500. The report also revealed August 6th to have had a record-breaking 235 illegal aliens crossing from France to the UK in one day.
Over 5,000 illegals mostly hailing from the Middle East, Asia, and Africa have arrived in the UK since January. This number does not include those who came undetected, without being intercepted by authorities.