Minors from Sudan & Tchad hoping to reach France. Most Migrants live in the Ventimiglia parking lot in Italy near the Roya river under the ss20 route leading to France.
Young men from Sudan waiting outside the Ventimiglia train station in Italy, hoping to reach France. The train station is constantly being guarded by the Italian Police & military.
Young migrants hanging outside the Ventimiglia train station in Italy, hoping to reach France. The train station is constantly being guarded by the Italian Police & military.
Two dark skin individuals being controlled by the Italian military at the entrance of the Ventimiglia train station in Italy.
Saber & Abdulazim 22 years old from Sudan on the coast of Ventimilgia Italy where they are currently stranded hoping to reach France.
A line of migrants in the parking lot near the Roya river & the ss20 route waiting to be served food by the organisation “Un Geste Pour Tous”, Ventimiglia, Italy.
Migrants being served water & bread e by the organisation “Un Geste Pour Tous” in the parking lot near the Roya river & the SS20 route, Ventimiglia, Italy.
A young migrant sleeping under the SS20 bridge in a parking lot near the Roya river at the border between France & Italy, Ventimiglia.
Two young migrants from Sudan doing their evening prayer next to the Roya river, a mosque made out of rocks and cardboards to pray on, Ventimiglia, Italy.
Young migrants at night in the streets on their way to the train station in attempt to catch the last train to France, Ventimiglia, Italy
Young migrants inside the train station debating on trying to catch the last evening train to France. In the evening, most migrants are stopped by the police once on the train tracks or inside the train, Ventimiglia, Italy.
Two migrants who were able to cross into France in the Roya Valley and who are temporarily staying at The French Farmer and activist Cedric Herrou, Breil-Sur-Roya, France.
Migrants who were able to cross into France in the Roya Valley and who are temporarily being hosted by the French Farmer & activist Cédric Herrou, Breil-Sur-Roya, France.
Three migrants having a moment of peace up in the Roya valley while being hosted at Cédric Herrou after crossing the Italian border, Breil-sur-Roya, France
A washing machine at Cédric Herrou for migrants to wash their sheets and covers before leaving on their journey further into France, Breil-sur-Roya, France
Cédric Herrou & 13 migrants, among them 4 minors standing across the gendarmerie (local police station) of Breil-sur-Roya, France. Up to July 2017, Cedric has hosted around 400 migrants per week and registered about 1000 migrants while sending out three times more asylum applications than in the whole of the Alpes-Maritimes department in 2016. By law it is a right to apply for a asylum status once on French ground.
Cédric Herrou & 13 migrants, among them 4 minors standing across the gendarmerie (local police station) of Breil-sur-Roya, France. By law, asylum seekers are required to present themselves at the gendarmerie (local police station) who is responsible to direct them towards the department´s prefecture, in this case Nice City to apply for asylum. First, a right to transit to go there by the local police station. Once the asylum request has been registered at an official platform, all migrants have the right to transit through France legally and eventually settle where they choose to.