Macron and May will talk about Brexit and the Le Touquet deal, a 2003 agreement that allowed Britain to effectively establish a border in France, meaning the Calais region has become a temporary home for hundreds of migrants hoping to reach Britain. Britain will soon officially leave the European Union after the Brexit vote in the 2016 referendum. One topic that is regularly discussed in the run-up to Brexit is how the nation`s borders will be affected. “If the UK decided tomorrow or the day after tomorrow to change its mind, it is clear that we would look at this with kindness. But it is not up to us to say whether the UK wants to change its mind. 86.The United Kingdom maintains particularly close bilateral relations with France and, to a lesser extent, with Belgium. The main feature of this relationship is the operation of parallel border controls, where the UK completes passenger and freight checks for the UK at the ports of Calais and Dunkirk, at the Eurotunnel terminal in Coquelles for vehicles and at Paris Gare du Nord, Lille, Lille-Frethun and Brussels Midi stations for Eurostar passengers. The French border guards also carry out checks at the entry of the Schengen area into the United Kingdom89 The main bilateral and tripartite agreements underlying these agreements are described in Box 4. At the time, the French say, no one could have predicted the scale of today`s migrant problem. The agreement was originally signed as part of a wider agreement between Nicolas Sarkozy, then interior minister, and Interior Minister David Blunkett, who saw France close the Red Cross centre near the Eurotunnel. opened in 1999. In exchange, Britain agreed to take in half of the 2,000 migrants. www.express.co.uk/news/world/906732/Le-Touquet-agreement-what-is-treaty-mean-UK-France-immigration Theresa May appeared to admit on Monday that the deal needed to be reviewed because she pledged to defend border controls, arguing that they benefit France as much as the UK. A senior French minister has said his country could denounce the Le Touquet deal if Britain leaves the EU.

What does he mean? www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/09/record-number-of-lorries-using-dover-port-raises-fears-of-brexit-delays 67.Au return, the Immigration Law Practitioners` Association (ILPA) said the loss of access to Eurodac after Brexit would make it difficult to determine whether anyone had already applied for asylum in another country before arriving in Britain. Although the United Kingdom found that an application had been made in an EU member state, ILPA did not know how the United Kingdom would negotiate the deportation of the asylum seeker to that country without the Dublin system.63 uk.businessinsider.com/brexit-michael-russell-may-irish-border-dilemma-should-keep-the-uk-in-the-single-market-2018-4?r=US&IR=T THE MINISTER – The European Union acted, it negotiated, it reached an agreement, this agreement obliges the British government, it obliges the United Kingdom – I think Boris Johnson was foreign minister when the deal was negotiated, so you can`t just get away from all the rules you followed.