Thirty of the Afghans rescued from a shipping container in Tilbury have been treated for hypothermia and dehydration, police said.
They have now been released from hospital but are still being spoken to about their ordeal.
Once the interviews have been completed, they will be passed into the care of the Border Force.
The uncle of dead Afghan immigrant Meet Singh Kapoor says he wanted a better life for his children. Instead his children watched him die.
ITV News has spoken to the translator police used after 35 Afghan Sikhs, including 13 children, were found in a boat in Tilbury Docks.
ITV News has obtained exclusive footage of people, believed to be Afghan Sikhs, being released from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.