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Ulrith and his Bayonne host family. Photo: Rémi Carlier for InfoMigrants
The Channel between the UK and France is the busiest shipping lane in the world. An increasing number of mostly Iranians are attempting to cross the channel in the hope of seeking asylum in the UK. | Photo: Picture Alliance / maxppp
The rescue ship Aquarius in the French port of Marseille. | Photo: Boris Horvat / AFP / Getty
EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos | Photo: EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
Detention of asylum seekers is to be used as a 'last resort', according to European law
The "Refugee Employment Info" guide answers dozens of questions and includes graphics and images for easy reading and understanding. Credit: Benjamin Loyseau for Action Emploi Réfugiés
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The English Channel is one of the world's busiest shipping channels | Photo: Picture-alliance/maxppp
Afghan migrant children in Oinofyta, Greece, wait for their English class to start. Photo: UNESCO
One of the migrant camps in Calais in January, 2018 | Photo: Mehdi Chebil
The Aquarius at sea on June 12, 2018 | Credit: Louisa Gouliamaki, AFP
Trying to cross the border between Italy and France can be perilous at any time of year, but especially in winter.