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Migrants braced for dismantling of Calais 'Jungle'

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>> A symbol of Europe's failed migrant policy, soon to be torn down. Migrants haven't got much longer living in there Calais camp, known as The Jungle, from Monday, they'll be out by French authorities. The ramshackle camp houses thousands of people attempting to reach Britain. Most of them don't make it that far.
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European Union rules mean they have to seek asylum in the first country they enter and coming from the Middle East and North Africa that country is never Britain. Squalid and poorly sanitized, officials say the whole camp will be dismantled by the end of the week. Around 6,500 migrants from Syria, Afghanistan, and other countries will be distributed to centers across France.
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There, they'll have to choose whether to declare asylum. If they refuse to go, they'll be arrested. But the fate of 1,300 unaccompanied minors hangs in the balance. Britain and France are still negotiating over what to do with them. The UK is prioritizing those with family ties to the country, but France is calling for them to go further.
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>> Bye-bye.>> The back and forth, another backdrop to Britain's planned Brexit.