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A boy prays before taking a swim near the border of Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on May 18, 2021 | Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP Photo
32 migrants whose boat had drifted at sea for over two weeks arrived on Tenerife on July 1 | Photo: Miguel Barreto/Agencia EFE/Imago Images
From file: A baby was born on a boat en route to the Canary Islands, April 29, 2021 | Photo: Reuters
From file: Migrants from Morocco are detained by Spanish Police after arriving at the coast of the Canary Islands | Photo: Javier Bauluz / AP Photo
Spanish Salvamento Maritimo members rescue a child on June 20, 2021 | Photo: Elvira Urquijo/EFE/imago
Sub-Saharan migrants arrive at Arguineguin's port after being rescued by Spanish Salvamento Maritimo in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/Angel Medina G.
Migrants wait to disembark from a Spanish coast guard vessel, in the port of Arguineguin, in the southern part of the island of Gran Canaria, Spain March 16, 2021 | Photo: Reuters/Borja Suarez
Rescuers from the Spanish coast guard carry a coffin containing the recovered body of one of the four deceased migrants to a transfer van at the port of La Restinga, on the Canary Island of El Hierro, Spain April 12, 2021 | Photo: Borja Suarez/Reuters
Map of Spain's Canary Islands (bottom left), northwest Africa and mainland Spain | Source: Google Maps
Migrants set up a tent to shelter from the rain on Gran Canaria after being expelled from a reception center, on March 5, 2021 | Photo: Borja Suarez/Reuters
Migrants wait to disembark from a Spanish coast guard vessel, in the port of Arguineguin, Spain March 16, 2021 | Photo: Reuters/Borja Suarez
A migrant is disembarked from a Spanish coast guard vessel in the port of Arguineguin on the Spanish Atlantic island of Gran Canaria on March 9, 2021 | Photo: Borja Suarez/Reuters