From file: Police control at the German-Austrian border crossing Walserberg | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Revierfoto
German chancellor Angela Merkel meets Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at a summit in Brussels
Currently, individual countries in Europe can issue humanitarian visas and create corridors, but there is no bloc-wide regulation
Italy's Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, arrives in Salzburg, Austria, September 20, 2018 Credit: EPA/Christian Bruna
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz | Credit: ANSA/ETTORE FERRARI
Both leaders emphasized the need to bolster Frontex, the EU's border management agency
Italian coast guard ship Diciotti with migrants onboard
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet. PHOTO/EPA/SALVATORE DI NOLFI
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in July 2018
Refugee takes up apprenticeship training in Germany
A rainbow flag and two Austrian flags in Vienna
A refugee playing the public piano in Bregenz, Austria Photo credit: Open Piano for Refugees