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The migrants were all adults, mostly from sub-Saharan African countries, and all but three of them were men.
President Hollande is pressing Britain to accept its share of responsibility for the minors.
Thousands of people have no idea where they will end up.
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Sweden has long been Europe’s most welcoming country for refugees.
The migrants were packed on board dozens of boats, many of them rubber dinghies that become dangerously unstable in high seas.
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Some 500 people were saved in three rescue missions on Tuesday.
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As of March, 500 unaccompanied children were in camps in Calais and Dunkirk.
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Around one in 10 refugees traveling through Europe is pregnant.
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The migrants — fleeing wars, oppression and poverty — often do not know how to swim and do not have life jackets.
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Europe, desperate to stem the flow of refugees and migrants, has offered the fragile country help to stop migrants from leaving.
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