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Migrant whose journey from Sudan has ended at a converted Army barracks

Added 09-28-20 02:36:03am EST - “One of the four Sudanese asylum seekers who arrived to the former Army barracks in Folkestone, Ken, last week said he and the other migrants were being 'kept like animals in pens'.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Migrant whose journey from Sudan has ended at converted Army barracks”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Their journey spanned five countries and almost 3,000 miles but ended with the Border Force having to rescue them from a flimsy dinghy in the English Channel.

Now, having been placed in one of Britain's first migrant camps, the four Sudanese asylum seekers say: 'We wish we had stayed in France.'

They had been held at a taxpayer-funded hotel but were moved last week to a former Army barracks in Folkestone, Kent, now being used to house migrants as their asylum claims are processed. 

This site and a second near the village of Penally in Wales have been heralded by some as a sign that Britain will no longer be a 'soft touch' for people traffickers.

The four Sudanese asylum seekers on the beach near the Folkestone camp where migrants began arriving last week

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