Morocco

Approaching border posts in the northern Moroccan town of Fnideq, the closest city to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta | Photo: Archive/EPA/Jalal Morchidi
Migrants arrested in Laayoune are often sent into the desert near the Algerian border | Photo: Private
While many of the migrants trying to reach Spanish soil are sub-Saharan Africans, there has also been a growing number of North Africans hoping to get to the Canaries | Photo: Borja Suarez/Reuters
Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez on a two-day visit to Morocco | Photo: Moroccan Royal Palace / AP Photo / picture alliance
© Lluis Gene, AFP | This file photo shows vessels at a 'boat cemetery' on the Spanish Canary island of Gran Canaria on November 18, 2021. On Sunday, at least 44 migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of the Western Sahara. It was not clear where the boat was heading, but usually migrants leaving from that area try to reach Spain's Canary Islands.
From file: The seawall between the Moroccan port of Béni Ansar and Melilla | Photo: InfoMigrants
Migrants who come from the Middle East and Africa can go no further than the Polish border | Photo: Leonid Shcheglov/Belta/AFP/REUTERS
Migrants rescued by the Spanish coast guard arrive at the port of Arguineguin, Canary Islands, Spain, April 26, 2022 | Source: Screengrab from Reuters video
Spain has announced it will fly back 'significant numbers' of migrants who reach the Canary Islands and do not qualify for asylum | Photo: Picture Alliance / Pacific Press
Disembarkation from a Spanish coast guard vessel in the port of Arguineguin, in the island of Gran Canaria, Spain, April 4, 2022 | Photo: Reuters/Borja Suarez
File photo: Wrecks of boats used to get to Lanzarote from the African coast in Arrecife, Canary Islands, Spain, November 22, 2021 | Photo: Nicola Marfisi/Avalon/picture-alliance
From file: A guardsman waits for migrants to arrive at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, near the border of Morocco and Spain, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 | Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP Photo