migrant arrivals

Afghan refugees arrive at Rome's Fiumicino airport from Pakistan via a humanitarian corridors | Photo: Community of Sant'Egidio press office
Premier Giorgia Meloni, during a congress at the Senate on November 24, 2022, in Rome | Photo: ANSA / MAURIZIO BRAMBATTI
Italy and France's recent spat over rescuing migrants at sea has raised the issue of migration management across the EU | Photo: Vincenzo Circosta/AA/picture alliance
Greek Immigration and Asylum Policies Minister Notis Mitarachi | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
© Vincenzo Circosta, AFP | A migrant leaves the Ocean Viking in Toulon on November 11, 2022.
From file: Spanish Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska poses together with his counterparts from Cyprus Nikos Nouris(L), Greek Immigration and Asylum Policies Minister Notis Mitarachi (2L), Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese (2R) and Malta's Interior Minister Byron Camilleri at the beginning of EU MED5 group's meeting in Malaga, southern Spain, 25 September 2021 | Photo: EPA / DANIEL PEREZ
The UK government has said there has been a record number of migrant Channel crossings this year | Photo: Gareth Fuller/empics/picture alliance
FROM FILE: The coffin of a child among coffins of victims of a boat sinking in a hangar of Lampedusa airport | Photo: ANSA/Lannino
Migrants hold protest signs as they wait for permission to disembark from the Geo Barents, docked in the port of Catania, on November 8, 2022. They were finally allowed to disembark later that day. | Photo: ANSA/Orietta Scardino
From file: The Ocean Viking, run by SOS Mediterranee | Photo: ANSA/OCEAN VIKING
The biggest island in the archipelago, Mallorca, is due north of Algiers | Screenshot of Google Maps
People stranded on rescue ships were permitted on land after a dayslong standoff with the Italian government | Photo: Massimo di Nonno/AP Photo/picture alliance