PETITION: STOP ILLEGAL MIGRANT CROSSINGS ACROSS THE ENGLISH CHANNEL!
ADDRESSED TO: PRITI PATEL, HOME SECRETARY, AND BORIS JOHNSON, THE PRIME MINISTER
Hundreds of illegal immigrants are flooding into our country every day across the English Channel, chaperoned into our ports by Border Force patrols while our country is gripped by a coronavirus pandemic.
Up to 85% of these illegal immigrants are economic chancers rather than genuine refugees.
Even genuine refugees should be immediately returned to France under the Dublin convention - which requires them to seek refuge in the first safe country they enter - however, most of those who make it to the UK will never be deported.
Due to the ineffectiveness of the Border Force patrols, and the unwillingness of our government to take the issue of illegal immigration seriously, the taxpayer is footing the bill for tens of thousands of these freeloading individuals who view our country as a soft touch to be exploited for personal gain.
We demand that the British government take this issue seriously at this time of national crisis and halt the flood of illegal immigrants across the English Channel forthwith: