Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 10:35 AM ET

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National Audio 10:35 AM ET

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NAT081 - (Europe-Migrants) LONDON. x-13s. Britain's Home Secretary is questioning whether migrants trying to enter England from France by taking small boats across the English Channel are genuine asylum-seekers. U-K Home Secretary Sajid Javid (SAH'-jihd JAH'-vihd) says that almost all the migrants who make the risky crossing seek asylum in Britain even though they are coming from France. He noted that France is regarded as a safe location. He says that last year at least 539 migrants attempted through small boats to cross the channel. ("..dangerous journey.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: He has called the rise a "major incident" and has redeployed two Border Force vessels to deter such crossings. …

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