Where are all the girls? Third all-male group of migrant ‘children’ begin their journey from the Calais Jungle to the UK as facial recognition software suggests some may be THIRTY EIGHT years old
Two-thirds of ‘child’ refugees quizzed about real age last year were adults
In 12 months to September last year, 65 per cent found to be aged over 18
Figures show scale of how adult migrants try to deceive the UK authorities
By SAM TONKIN FOR MAILONLINE
19 October 2016
A third group of ‘child’ refugees are on their way to Britain after being loaded into a minivan in France.
Pictures of those being bussed over appeared to show all were male once again, as the group boarded a vehicle in Saint Omer ahead of their journey from Calais to the UK.
It comes as it emerged the teenage refugee in Calais to whom Lily Allen apologised ‘on behalf of my country’ had arrived in Britain to begin a new life.
Shamsher Sherin, 13, reduced the singer to [crocodile] tears during a BBC interview to highlight the plight of unaccompanied children living in the squalid Jungle camp.
Meanwhile, the row over the age of migrants arriving in the UK intensified with the Home Office revelation that nearly two-thirds of child refugees quizzed about their real age last year were found to be adults.
In the 12 months to September last year, 65 per cent were found to be aged over 18.
The figures show the scale of how adult migrants try to deceive the UK authorities in a bid to be granted entry to ‘Treasure Island’.
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