border control

Trying to cross the border between Italy and France can be perilous at any time of year, but especially in winter.
The police checks whether the people crossing the border have valid travel documents
Migrants attempting to cross into Croatia holding banners | Credit: PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA-EFE/FEHIM DEMIR
From file: Police control at the German-Austrian border crossing Walserberg | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Revierfoto
Migrants disembark from Frontex ship "Protector" in the night at the port of Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy. Credit: ANSA/ Francesco Ruta
Both leaders emphasized the need to bolster Frontex, the EU's border management agency
Hundreds of asylum seekers were stopped each week during 2015, the height of recent migrant movement
The EU plans on significantly increasing the number of employees working for Frontex
Seehofer visits Bavarian state police in Freilassing
Migrants walking to a Red Cross tent in Spain
Refugees and migrants arrive in an overloaded rubber dinghy on the Greek island of Lesbos (Lesvos), Greece, 15 December 2015 after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey.EPA/STRINGER
Migrants stuck in Bosnia