Projects: EU Immigration I: Fortress Europe: Fortress Europe - Immigration

A French customs officer in the port of Calais discovers four Romanian immigrants hiding in the back of a truck bound for Britain. Illegal immigrants stow away on trucks and trains in attempts to cross the English Channel to the UK where they believe they have the best chance to find work and receive benefits.Calais, France.Photo © J.B. Russell
Fortress Europe - Immigration, June 2000

A French customs officer in the port of Calais discovers four Romanian immigrants hiding in the back of a truck bound for Britain. Illegal immigrants stow away on trucks and trains in attempts to cross the English Channel to the UK where they believe they have the best chance to find work and receive benefits. 

Calais, France. 

Photo © J.B. Russell