illegal migration

The lack of access to healthcare in France excludes the most vulnerable people from the health system, according to a report by Doctors of the World. On the front line: migrants, with and without papers. Photo credits: DoW / Olivier Papegnies - Huma Collective
It was this ground in Abidjan that Yaya Touré first began playing football | Photo: With kind permission of the book's authors (Magique système, l’esclavage moderne des footballeurs africains. Éditions Marabout.)
Most stowaways die as the aircraft approaches its final destination | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/H. McKay
Map of Turkey, Greece | Credit: InfoMigrants
An officer patrolling for the European border patrol agency Frontex | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Christian Charisius
 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