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UK rejects asylum claims from hundreds of Calais child refugees

Hundreds of child asylum seekers in France expecting to come to the UK have had their Home Office claims rejected, it has been reported.

Children who were dispersed from the Calais refugee camp in October were advised to lodge their asylum applications from France. However, it has been confirmed only a fraction have been accepted.

According to Home Office figures, of the 1,900 children who were registered with aid agencies after the demolition of the camp, only 750 have been brought to the UK.

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UK to take 10 refugee children from Calais 'Jungle' with more to follow later

An uncle who had not seen his 16-year-old nephew for seven years has been briefly reunited with him as the first group of 14 refugee childrenĀ arrived in the UKĀ from the camp in Calais.

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