When the Prime Minister outlined his priorities in January 2023, he made clear the importance of stopping small boat crossings.
Here is a rundown of the action we have taken and the obstacles we have overcome to tackle illegal immigration.
The Prime Minister and Home Secretary announced a new plan to cut net migration and stop the abuse of our immigration system.
Find out more about our plan to deliver the biggest reduction in net migration on record.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak delivered a speech on the importance of stopping illegal migration.
It comes after the government announced the toughest anti-illegal immigration law ever introduced to Parliament.