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Channel Crossings to the UK Exceed 25,000 for the Year

Migrants brought in to Dungeness, Kent, onboard an RNLI Lifeboat, Aug. 27.

Migrants brought in to Dungeness, Kent, onboard an RNLI Lifeboat, Aug. 27.

Photographer: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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More than 25,000 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK so far this year, Government figures show.