Illegal Immigrants From Afghanistan Cooking A Meal In The Jungle , The Industria ...
Stockphoto ID: 2351695
File name: IMG_4217.jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: Poland
Description: Illegal immigrants from Afghanistan cooking a meal in the Jungle , the industrial zone of Calais , France . The Jungle is a place where illegal immigrants have they improvised shacks . It is well known as a no go area . In August 2008 a British student of journalism was raped here and it is believed that the attacker was a people smuggling gang member . Calais is a town on the edge of the narrowest point in the English Channel . The town is a gathering point for illegal immigrants from Iraq , Iran , Afghanistan , Eritrea and Somalia trying to cross from France to UK . In 2008 Border and Immigration Agency searched over one million lorries and prevented about 18000 attempts by illegal immigrants to cross the channel into UK .