irregular migration

From file: The EU could provide "infrastructure and equipment, like drones, radars and other means of surveillance", Ursula von der Leyen said of the Bulgarian-Turkish border. Credit: Reuters
From file: Tens of thousands of undocumented migrants live in Switzerland | Photo: picture alliance/Robert Harding
From file: Antonio Tajani | Photo: AFP/Aris Oikonomou
Ylva Johansson, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Gunnar Strommer, Sweden’s Minister of Justice and Maria Malmer Stenergard, Sweden’s Minister of Migration, attend a press conference at the first informal ministerial meeting during the Swedish EU Presidency, Stockholm, Sweden, January 26, 2023 | Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency/via REUTERS
Checks carried out in Slovenia along the border with Italy | Photo: ANSA/Mauro Zocchi
From file: The images of people camping outside the Ter Apel asylum reception center has sparked fury across The Netherlands | Photo: Vincent Jannink/picture alliance
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer visit a border police station in Elhovo, near the Bulgarian-Turkish border, Bulgaria January 23, 2023 | Photo: Reuters/Stoyan Nenov
The Swiss border is practically open for anyone to cross | Photo: Mandoga Media/picture-alliance
Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani meets theTurkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs during the mission in Ankara, Turkey, 13 January 2023 |  Photo: Archive ANSA/ANGELO CARCONI
From file: Migrants who crossed the fence from Morocco to Melilla on March 2, 2022 | Photo: Europa Press/abaca/picture-alliance
Greece has built a steel wall along the Evros river, the natural border between Turkey and Greece, to prevent migrants from entering the country irregularly | Photo: Giannis Papanikos/AP/picture alliance
Austrian border authorities have noted a drop irregular crossings