Archive photo: A police officer in Italy | Photo: ANSA/UFFICIO STAMPA POLIZIA DI STATO
A police operation against alleged migrant smugglers in Trieste, March 5, 2021 | Photo: ANSA/US/POLIZIA DI STATO
Police operation against the exploitation of migrants in the plane of Gioia Tauro on March 4, 2021|  Photo: ANSA/Ufficio Stampa Polizia di Stato
A sailboat used to transport migrants stranded on a beach in Calabria | Photo: Antonello Lupis / SGH
From file: Migrants on a boat off the coast of Lesbos | Photo: Reuters/A.Konstantinidis
A symbolic picture of Greek police approaching migrants on a highway | Photo: EPA/Dimitris Tosidis
Italian police said criminal groups in Turkey and Greece aided the migrants in their journeys | Photo: Imago-Images/blickwinkel
© Ben Stansall, AFP (file photo) | British Police forensics officers work on the lorry that was found to contain the 39 dead bodies, at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, east of London, on October 23, 2019.
Migrants wearing masks in front of a reception center in Italy | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA
An image of the video released by Livorno finance police concerning an operation that reportedly dismantled an organization arranging marriages between Italian citizens and foreigners to obtain a stay permit, July 24, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/GUARDIA DI FINANZA
Screengrab of a video part of a Milan state police investigation that led to the arrest of five people and the putting under investigation of 78. July 3, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/UFFICIO STAMPA POLIZIA
From file: 10 migrants are rescued in the Engish Channel on May 10 | Source: Twitter @premarmanche  (Préfet maritime Manche - mer du Nord)