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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