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Migrant crossings in Channel reach record high
  • A Border Force vessel brings a group of people thought to be migrants into the port city of Dover, England, from small boats, Friday Aug. 7, 2020. The British government says it will strengthen border measures as calm summer weather has prompted a record number of people to attempt the risky sea crossing in small vessels, from northern France to England. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
  • A Border Force officer helps a child from a Border Force vessel as a group of people thought to be migrants are brought into the port city of Dover, England, from small boats, Friday Aug. 7, 2020. The British government says it will strengthen border measures as calm summer weather has prompted a record number of people to attempt the risky sea crossing in small vessels, from northern France to England. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
  • Border Force officers escort a group of men thought to be migrants to a waiting bus, after they were brought into the port city of Dover, England, from small boats, Friday Aug. 7, 2020. There have been a number of small boat incidents over recent days, with some unseaworthy vessels trying to make the journey from France across The Channel, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
  • Border Force officers escort a group of men thought to be migrants to a waiting bus, after they were brought into the port city of Dover, England, from small boats, Friday Aug. 7, 2020. There have been a number of small boat incidents over recent days, with some unseaworthy vessels trying to make the journey from France across The Channel, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
  • Border Force officers escort a group of men thought to be migrants to a waiting bus, after they were brought into the port city of Dover, England, from small boats, Friday Aug. 7, 2020. There have been a number of small boat incidents over recent days, with some unseaworthy vessels trying to make the journey from France across The Channel, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
  • A group of migrants rest on the beach as they wait for Uk Border Force officials at Dungeness, southern England, Thursday Aug. 6 2020. The British government says it will strengthen border measures as calm summer weather has prompted a record number of people to make the risky sea crossing in small vessels, from northern France to England. (AP Photo / Susan Pilcher)
  • A pregnant woman among a group of migrants as they rest on the beach waiting for Uk Border Force officials at Dungeness, southern England, Thursday Aug. 6 2020. The British government says it will strengthen border measures as calm summer weather has prompted a record number of people to attempt the risky sea crossing in small vessels, from northern France to England. (AP Photo / Susan Pilcher)
  • A group of migrants rest on the beach as they wait for Uk Border Force officials at Dungeness, southern England, Thursday Aug. 6 2020. The British government says it will strengthen border measures as calm summer weather has prompted a record number of people to attempt the risky sea crossing in small vessels, from northern France to England. (AP Photo / Susan Pilcher)
  • A group of migrants rest on the beach as they wait for Uk Border Force officials at Dungeness, southern England, Thursday Aug. 6 2020. The British government says it will strengthen border measures as calm summer weather has prompted a record number of people to attempt the risky sea crossing in small vessels, from northern France to England. (AP Photo / Susan Pilcher)
  • A migrant rest on the beach, with others, as they wait for Uk Border Force officials at Dungeness, southern England, Thursday Aug. 6 2020. The British government says it will strengthen border measures as calm summer weather has prompted a record number of people to attempt the risky sea crossing in small vessels, from northern France to England. (AP Photo / Susan Pilcher)
  • A British Border Force vessel carries a group of men thought to be migrants into Dover harbour, Southern England, Tuesday Aug. 4, 2020. A number of incidents involving small boats crossing The Channel to Britain are reported over the past few days, as migrants take advantage of warm calm weather to cross the busy shipping lanes. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
  • EDITORS NOTE: IMAGE PIXELATED BY PA PICTURE DESK A Border Force vessel brings a group of people thought to be migrants into Dover, Kent, following a number of small boat incidents in The Channel.
  • EDITORS NOTE: IMAGE PIXELATED BY PA PICTURE DESK A Border Force officer helps a young boy from a Border Force vessel as a group of people thought to be migrants are brought into Dover, Kent, following a number of small boat incidents in The Channel.
  • EDITORS NOTE: IMAGE PIXELATED BY PA PICTURE DESK A young girl is escorted by a Border Force officer as groups of people thought to be migrants are brought into Dover, Kent, following a number of small boat incidents in The Channel.
  • EDITORS NOTE: IMAGE PIXELATED BY PA PICTURE DESK A Border Force officer helps a young boy from a Border Force vessel as a group of people thought to be migrants are brought into Dover, Kent, following a number of small boat incidents in The Channel.
  • A Border Force vessel brings a group of people thought to be migrants into Dover, Kent, following a number of small boat incidents in The Channel.
  • PIXELATED BY THE PA PICTURE DESK A young girl is carried by a Border Force officer as a group of people thought to be migrants are brought into Dover, Kent, following a number of small boat incidents in The Channel earlier this morning.
  • Border Force officers escort a group of men thought to be migrants onto a waiting bus after they were brought into Dover, Kent, following a number of small boat incidents in The Channel earlier this morning.