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Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU

Inquiry

This inquiry will examine the reasons behind the growth in migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats. It will look at the role of criminal gangs in facilitating the growth of this form of illegal immigration and the response of UK and French authorities to combat illegal migration and support legal routes to asylum.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry

 

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Evidence session with Chris Philp on Channel Crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
The Home Affairs Committee will take evidence from the Minister for Immigration Compliance and the Courts, Chris Philp MP, and Home Office officials, as part of its inquiry into Channel Crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU. 
1 December 2020
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Channel crossings: facilities and migrant detaining processes examined
Home Affairs Committee examines processes in migrant detention centers
24 November 2020
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Evidence session on Channel Crossings with immigration lawyers, Migration Observatory, Migration Watch and British Future
Home Affairs Committee to hear evidence from maritime and immigration lawyers and representatives of Migration Watch, The Migration Observatory and British Future
17 November 2020
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Evidence session on channel crossings examines migration approaches in Australia and Norway
Questions will be put to Norwegian immigration and legal experts, and Australian academics
10 November 2020
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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees questioned on Channel crossings
The Home Affairs Committee examines existing safe and legal routes for refugees and asylum-seekers to enter the UK
29 September 2020
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Safe Passage and Help Refugees on Channel crossings
Home Affairs Committee hears from two charities supporting refugees
15 September 2020
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Channel crossings and unaccompanied children
Home Affairs Committee examines the support given to unaccompanied child migrants
8 September 2020
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Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU inquiry
Home Affairs Committee launches inquiry to examine reasons behind the growth in migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats
6 August 2020
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