In October, more than 5,000 migrants reached Spain's Canary Islands | Photo: Europa Press / picture-alliance / dpa
Juan Tomás Avila Laurel | Photo: Josep Gutiérrez (via DW)
Dozens of migrants arrived in Arguineguin, Gran Canaria, on October 15, 2020 | Photo: Borja Suarez/Reuters
More than 1,000 migrants reached the Canary Islands, Spain in the last week | Photo: Europa Press / picture-alliance / dpa
African migrants arrive at Arguineguin port, in Gran Canaria, Canary islands, Spain, 24 September 2020 | Photo: Angel Medina G / EPA
EU member states remain at odds over a unified migration policy, but there is some progress | Photo: picture-alliance
More African migrants are trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean to the Canary Islands | Photo: Jan-Philipp Scholz/DW
A group of Moroccans cross the Straits of Gibraltar on an inflatable boat in 2018 | Photo: Reuters / Jon Nazca
In southern Spain, many undocumented migrants work on farms | Photo: picture alliance/Hollandse Hoogte
This French navy ship brought migrants to the port of Palma in Mallorca | Source: Screenshot from El Pais, 22 September 2020
Migrants swimming towards Sicily after jumping off the Open Arms rescue vessel on Thursday 17 September | Screenshot from Tweet from Open Arms
Ursula von der Leyen is the president of the European Commission | Photo: EPA/Olivier Hoslet