The former Ukip politician smashed claims that the UK were not letting in enough refugees as he argued that people entering the country were taking advantage of the system.
In his furious tirade the LBC host battered the idea that Britain should open its door to all child refugees.
The Government announced that 3,000 child refugees would we welcomed and rehomed in the UK under a resettlement scheme before the number was quickly slashed to 350 refugees overnight.
Nigel Farage agreed with the Government's reduction of the figure as he said it was clear that the people trying to enter the country were not children.
Farage argued that the government uses the wrong system when letting lone child refugees into the UK
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He said: “I think one of the reasons Amber Rudd has cut the numbers overnight, is not just because the French have said it’s leading to trafficking.
“It’s because the first batches of people the people that we took in, clearly many of the weren’t actually children.
“In fact look at some of them, I think if I was to die my hair a bit darker, I might have got in.”
Home Secretary Ms Rudd was forced to defend the Government's policy of cutting the number of child refugees allowed the enter the UK as she argued that Britain is not closing the door.
The government slashed the number of lone child refugees allowed in the UK overnight
I think if I was to die my hair a bit darker, I might have got in
However the MEP continued on his furious rampage in which he said the Government's policy of judging people coming into the UK was not good enough.
He added: “The way that the Government does this, is our officials only challenge the age of child migrants if they look to be over the age of 25.
“Well at 25, I was married, I had kids, a mortgage, and a job.
“So I think actually one of the reasons Amber Rudd was doing this is that many of the people, too many of the people, and whether that is five percent or 10 per cent or 20 per cent, but too many of the people who cam win the first batches of child migrants, clearly were not children.
“I think that she was worried that the public would see, frankly they are being taken for a ride.”
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Farage finished by accepting that the UK should be allow refugees in need to come into the country, before he turned on the gigantic immigration levels, which he believes is impacting peoples opinions.
He said: “I have absolutely no problem with us being a civilised country that takes in genuine refugees, I have never ever had a problem with it.
“The difficulty is, because legal immigration is running at a net third of a million a year we’ve just had enough of the shire numbers coming into thcountry and we’ve closed our hearts, even to those who potentially might be genuine refugees.
“We are worried about people taking the micky out of the system, get legal immigration out of control, and then perhaps we can think properly about taking genuine refugees into Britain.”
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