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Calais 'Jungle' Children To Arrive In U.K.

The first 14 refugee children are to be brought to the U.K. from Calais under a fast-track scheme aimed at reuniting them with their families. The children, who have been living in the “jungle” migrant camp, come from Afghanistan, Syria and Kuwait, the BBC reports. About 86 others are expected later this week. Under EU asylum rules refugees must seek sanctuary in the first safe country they enter, but there is an exemption for children, who can be transferred to another country if they have family members living there.
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