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English Channel migrants 'being detained in unfit conditions'

BBC News Thursday, 22 October 2020
So far, some 7,444 migrants have crossed in boats during 2020 - the third annual jump in arrivals.
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News video: Migrants kept in cold, cramped conditions in Dover facility

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Migrants arriving into the UK, after crossing the English Channel, are being processed in what resembles a “rubble-strewn building site”. An inspection of the short-term immigration detention facilities in Dover found that migrants, often arriving wet and cold, “had to spend hours in the open...

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