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For years, people smugglers have sent people to the UK in lorries. There have also been tragedies on these routes, including the
He says Covid had also had a role, as fewer lorries have been travelling to the UK: " Human smugglers have changed their tactics and they've now taken to this relatively new phenomenon of putting people into small boats and bringing them across in that way. "Why do Migrants leave France for the UK?
" They have a connection to the UK, they speak some English, they have family, they have friends and people in their networks. They want to come and stay and rebuild their lives, " says Enver Solomon , chief executive of the Refugee Council.Do Migrants travel for jobs and money?
While there aren't reliable surveys to support it, it's been suggested Britain's jobs market often attracts Migrants - a
However, Marley Morris, an immigration expert at the IPPR Think Tank , disagrees. He says the UK has introduced policies that make it much harder to work illegally.
" These arguments were put forward 20 years ago, when people said the UK system was too generous. The UK responded by tightening up The Rules .
Some also expressed unhappiness at The Way they Are being treated in France , which can lead to more people attempting to make The Crossing , says Rob McNeil, deputy director of The Migration Observatory at Oxford University.
It's unlikely that Migrants choose to come to the UK because they feel they less chance of being sent back compared to other European countries adds Mr McNeil.
" One thing we know is that the data suggests that people travelling to any country have very little knowledge of the laws and practices of enforcing immigration, " he says.
Despite the dangers, some say they have already taken significant risks to Get As far as Calais and Are willing to take further ones to get to the UK. For example, The International Health journal study also found that two-thirds of people had experienced at least one act of violence during their journey or in Calais.How many Migrants travel to the UK?
The UK receives about a third of the asylum applications of France .