UK Border tensions: Anti-immigration protests on the rise – BBC Newsnight

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    As increasing numbers of migrants attempt to reach the UK in small boats, anti-immigration protests targeting asylum seekers have begun to rise. Subscribe to our channel here: Throughout the summer, footage of asylum seekers arriving on British shores in dinghies and small boats prompted much concern. Some were concerned about the welfare of those arriving and what they were fleeing – accusing the government of not showing enough compassion. Others worried that the numbers were reaching peaks not seen since the Brexit Referendum. This concern has brought protest onto the streets and Britain First, a pro-repatriation group, is leading the way. Yasminara Khan reports. Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: Twitter: Facebook:

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