Just before the New Year, Masud decided he couldn’t wait any longer. Christmas had come and gone. Life in the sprawling Calais “Jungle”, a squalid home for up to 6,000 migrants, was becoming increasingly unbearable for the 15-year-old. He had a legitimate claim for entry to the UK because he has a sister living here. But no one, least of all the British government, was listening.
full story at The Guardian