One would think about that unlawful immigrants can be doing every thing they’ll to get into the UK. However as authorities crack down on them, some are paying traffickers to smuggle them out of Britain earlier than being smuggled again in to keep away from being deported to their authentic nations.
The important thing on this, nonetheless, is to take advantage of a authorized loophole in British legal guidelines. If the immigrant is first registered as an asylum seeker in a rustic like Italy, they’d not be deported to their nation of origin within the occasion they’re caught within the UK. Fairly, they are going to be despatched to Italy to course of their asylum circumstances.
To show this, an undercover journalist had himself smuggled out of Britain for as little as £300, to human traffickers in Walthamstow, London.
The journalist was transported in a truck together with seven different unlawful immigrants to Detling, Kent. There they modified automobiles to a lorry which had 14 extra unlawful immigrants from Birmingham and Manchester, drove to Dover port.
Having simply evaded detection from Kent police, British and French immigration, the immigrants, waited for the early morning Dunkirk ferry.
The journey for the immigrants, principally from Pakistan, India and Afghanistan, lastly ended at Veurne, Belgium.
From there, among the immigrants selected to take off to different European locations, or Italy, the place they may search asylum.
Others, just like the journalist, have been instructed they may make their means again into the UK for a modest payment of £1,200.