From file: Two small boats with 35 Algerians aboard, intercepted by the Italian Finance Police in Sant'Antioco, Sardinia | Photo: ANSA/ARCHIVE/FINANCE POLICE PRESS OFFICE
From file: Migrants stuck in Assamaka after being expelled from Nigeria in November 2022 | Photo: Mehdi Chebil / InfoMigrants
Spanish Sea Rescue Services escort some of the 41 rescued migrants at sea upon arrival at the Motril port in Granada, southern Spain | Photo: EPA/Miguel Paquet
From file: A police officer in Italy | Photo: ANSA/Italian police
From file: Rescued migrants disembark in the port of Malaga, southern Spain, on August 14, 2018 | 
 Photo: REUTERS/Jon Nazca
The Alentejo region is seen as Portugal's agriculture epicentre | Photo: Jochen Faget/DW
Algerians shouting slogans as they march to mark the second anniversary of the popular protests in Algiers | Photo: EPA/stringer
A Malian woman deported from Algeria waits at a water station near the Assamaka transit camp in northern Niger. Photo: Mehdi Chebil
From file: The arrival of the fifth body found at sea after a migrant boat sank off the southern coast of Sardinia, 31 August 2022 | Photo: ANSA/ MANUEL SCORDO
Nearly 3,000 migrants deported by Algeria are currently stranded in Assamaka, in northern Niger. Photo: Mehdi Chebil.
From file: An abandoned car sits in the Sahara desert region ( in this case in Niger) | Photo: Jeremoe Delay / ANSA/AP Photo
From file: Police officers in Paris | Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson / Archive / EPA