Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

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UK to accept Calais children

UK home secretary Amber Rudd on Monday said Britain would take in asylum seeking children from the refugee camp near Calais in northern France. "The UK government has made clear its commitment to resettle vulnerable children under the Immigration Act," said Rudd, who suggested that roughly 300 children might be accepted into the UK. The camp is home to around 1,000 unaccompanied minors.

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