irregular migration

From file: Joint patrols on the Italy-Slovenia border to stem the flow of illegal arrivals in Friuli Venezia Giulia | Photo: Cristiana Missori/ANSA
Border Hungary and Austria, 2015 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Tatif/Wostok Press/Maxppp Hongrie
The so-called "Green Line" in Cyprus is under UN-control - but certain parts are not patrolled as thoroughly as others | Photo: DW
Frontex detected less migrant children crossing the borders in 2020 | Photo: Idro Seferi/DW
An Italian police car at the border with Slovenia | Photo: ANSA/Cristiana Missori
The HolidayClub hotel on Gran Canaria in late November, 2020. The hotel is one of 17 tourist facilities that houses migrants | Photo: Benjamin Bathke/InfoMigrants
Somali migrants on the island of Lesbos, Greece after arriving by boat from the Turkish coast in 2015 | Photo: picture alliance
Child and teenage migrants in Paris, in March 2019 | Photo: InfoMigrants
Migrants from Morocco walk along the shore escorted by Spanish Police after arriving on the coast of the Canary Islands on October 20, 2020. They crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a wooden boat | Photo: Javier Bauluz/AP Photo
A worker sanitizes the area used by migrants at the Arguineguín port on the southern coast of Gran Canaria on Monday, November 30, 2020 after most of the camp was dismantled | Photo: Javier Fergo/picture-alliance/AP
Border controls are rare in Germany, as the country is part of the EU's Schengen zone of free movement | Photo:S. Hoppe / Picture-alliance/dpa
A point at the border between Italy and Slovenia on October 25, 2020 | Giovanni Montenero/ANSA