FRENCH REFUGEE COUNCIL

Support & Empower Refugees

 

INFO-POINT FOR NEW ARRIVALS IN FRANCE

Last week the French police evacuated more than 2000 migrants from Porte de la Chapelle Paris who had been sleeping outside the temporary camp for several weeks. The evacuated migrants from different nationalities have been transferred to several temporary reception centers in all Ile de France region. More 2800 other migrants from the same spot have already been evacuated and transferred to other locations on 7 July 2017.


The concerned migrants will undergo examination of their basic administrative situation then will be oriented to "accommodations adapted to their situation all over France. This morning, Mr. Najib Obaid BABAKERKHAIL, Director of French Refugee Council together with Representatives of OFII visited a Gymnasium that host hundreds of migrants. The Gymnasium is managed by L'Armée de Salut with the technical support of other organizations involved with migrants in France. French Refugee Council team on the regular basis visit different reception centers to help migrants and asylum seekers on the process of asylum in France and other administrative procedures.