Indian nationals are reportedly the third largest migrant group in terms of illegal access to UK beaches by crossing the English Channel using small boats, risking their lives. Home Office officials believe Indian students are exploiting a loophole in rules that allow asylum seekers to study in the UK and pay significantly less than international fees, The Times newspaper reported. allows payment.
The report said that around 250 Indian migrants have crossed the English Channel this year risking their lives through small nakas. This number is 233 more than those who crossed the English Channel last year. In this way, Indian citizens are in third place after Afghan and Syrian citizens in this matter.
The report claimed, “One theory behind this is being told Serbia’s visa-free travel rule for Indians. Home Office officials believe that this has opened the door to Europe.
Sanam Arora, president of the body representing Indian students in the UK, said, “This is very disturbing to hear and the first time NISAU (National Indian Students and Alumni Union) has heard of such activity.”