“Welcome to Calais”

Bienvenue à calais for web

“How long has this been going on?

While the scenes of thousands of migrants storming the tunnel over the summer were unprecedented, the issue is far from new. In 1999, the controversial Sangatte refugee camp was opened in Calais, attracting thousands of would-be asylum seekers and people traffickers.”

Excerpt from article ” Why is there a crisis in Calais?”, BBC  – http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29074736