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9 November 2018, 11:26 | Updated: 9 November 2018, 11:28
The seven suspected migrants were spotted in a small dinghy
The Home Office told Heart the group, from Iran, were "intercepted" in a small dinghy off Dover by Border Force officers
They say the seven migrants, who also presented themselves as Iranian, were found in the early hours of the morning -- around 2am in the morning.
The group were given a medical assessment and do not require treatment.
They are due to be interviewed shortly by immigration officials.