‘The Human Cost of Borders’ by Colin Yeo @ TEDxEastEndSalon #opengen2015

Colin Yeo, a barrister, blogger and campaigner at Garden Court Chambers in London. He edits the Free Movement immigration and asylum law blog, which he founded in 2007.

Dying at sea, being locked up in immigration detention or being separated from your family – these are just some of risks migrants take to seek out a better life. This talks looks at the impact of border controls on both migrants and those working in the immigration system.