Travelling thousands of miles across countless borders and checkpoints, many migrant workers in the Calais immigration centre have said they have a better chance of work in the UK, than elsewhere in Europe.
Yet despite entry denials, the migrants are reluctant to leave and are now seeing their camps dismantled by riot police.
ITV News' International Affairs Editor Rageh Omaar reports:
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Passengers, including a pregnant woman, say they have been stranded since 4pm yesterday.
The boxer said it was the "least he could do" and even donated the £30,000 shorts he wore in his last fight against Devon Alexander.
By Sunday it should become drier with spells of winter sunshine but temperatures will still remain on the cool side.