border control

Bosnian police in Sarajevo. Photo: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR
A group of migrants attempting to cross into Croatia gather near the Maljevac border crossing, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Credit: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR
EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Minister of the Interior of Montenegro Mevludin Nuhodzic (L) during the signing ceremony of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency Agreement, which will take effect in Montenegro. PHOTO/EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET
Buses in Germany | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/A.Dedert
Young migrants in the northern French port city of Calais. Photo: Picture alliance
An Italian police car | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA
The International Organization for Migration has estimated that for every migrant known to have died crossing the Mediterranean, as many as two are lost in the desert | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/J.Delay
More than 200 migrants and refugees have arrived in the UK since October 2018 | Credit: picture-alliance/dpa/empics/PAWire/V. Jones
Migrants along Bosnian-Croatian border face stand-off with Croatian police
Members from the European Mission 'Sophia' operating in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
Trying to cross the border between Italy and France can be perilous at any time of year, but especially in winter.
The police checks whether the people crossing the border have valid travel documents