Migrants' Journey Doesn't End at Europe's Borders

May 6, 2015 9:15 AM

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After crossing seas and continents to reach Europe's outermost borders, desperate migrants don't stop there. They forge onward — including some 2,000 people from Afghanistan, Syria, Eritrea, Sudan and beyond currently camped out amid brush and dunes in the French port of Calais.

They've come hundreds or thousands of kilometers to get here, and are determined to make it just 50 kilometers more — across the English Channel. Rumors circulate among the migrants that it's easier to find work or seek asylum in Britain than in France or other European countries along their journey...

Also read: Net Long-Term UK Immigration Hovers at Record Levels

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