More than 120 migrants crossed the Channel in three small boats yesterday, bringing the total number of arrivals this year to 1,506.
A total of 124 migrants made the dangerous crossing across the choppy waters, the Home Office has confirmed.
The total figure for arrivals this year is down from the 2,072 by the same point in 2023 but up from 1,339 in 2022.
he total for the number who were intercepted by the Border Force for this week is 171 while the highest number who crossed in a single day so far this year was 358 on January 17.
Apart from the crossings on Saturday and Thursday, small boats had not been intercepted since January 31.
Pictures taken at the Dover Docks, Kent today showed the Border Force vessel Typhoon arriving with around 50 migrants on board.