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Calais refugees: hopes of reaching UK dashed

French President Emmanuel Macron has promised a more efficient system to process asylum seekers in Calais.

by Sonia Gallego

French President Emmanuel Macron has promised a more efficient system to process asylum seekers in Calais.

But so far there is little evidence that it is happening.

The town has seen an increase in younger people turning up, hoping to cross to the UK, with little success.

Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from Calais.


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