Channel crossings: 'We need a safe place'

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The BBC understands that implicit 400 migrants tried to transverse the Channel successful tiny boats connected Monday, a grounds for a azygous day.

This follows astir 250 intercepted by the UK Border Force connected Sunday. So acold this twelvemonth much than 7,000 migrants person been stopped.

It comes arsenic the government’s projected Nationality and Borders Bill receives its 2nd speechmaking successful Parliament. If passed it would mean migrants entering without authorisation could look up to 4 years successful prison.

The Refugee Council has called the projected measures callous and brutal.

The BBC's Jon Donnison spoke to immoderate of those trying to marque the unsafe journey.

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