illegal migration

 777 migrants were caught in Edirne province, which borders Greece and Bulgaria | Credit: InfoMigrants
Border police in Trieste | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/STATE POLICE
Migrants from Syria, Pakistan and Afghanistan disembark a train from Macedonia at the Belgrade train station on their way to the EU  in September 2015 | Photo: EPA/KOCA SULEJMANOVIC
In Thiaroye-sur-Mer, Senegal, the lack of jobs is pushing the community’s youth to leave for Europe | Photo: Leslie Carretero
Migrants on the Balkan route rest in Belgrade, Serbia | Photo: EPA/KOCA SULEJMANOVIC
Mamou’s public transport station is the main point of departure for the city’s youth who often take a taxi towards the Malian border. Photo: Julia Dumont
Manfred Weber waves to the crowd in Sofia, Bulgaria. | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP/V. Petrova
Since 2015, Frontex has been highly active at the Greek-Turkish border | Photo: Picture-alliance
A scene from the play "Backway" by Janet Badjan-Young. She recently won a TAF Icon award from the TAF Foundation. | Photo: with kind permission of Janet Badjan-Young
Refugees arriving in Erzurum, western Turkey | PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
Migrants attempting to cross into Croatia near the Maljevac border crossing | PICTURE: ARCHIVE/FEHIM DEMIR
A police officer walks through a greenhouse | Photo:. DW/A.Williams