migrant reception

Migrants and asylum seekers at the CARA refugee center in Castelnuovo di Porto, Rome, 22 January 2019. | Photo: ANSA/Massimo Percossi
The hotel Bellevue, in Cosio Valtellino in the province of Sondrio, was turned into a reception center for asylum seekers and in recent months had changed its name to Rezia Valtellina. Now it is about to close.| Photo: ANSA / Carlo Orlandi
One of the buses arrives to transfer the first migrants from Mineo to Trapani. | PHOTO: ANSA/Orietta Scardino
Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the inauguration of the Matteo Ricci reception centre, Rome, February 4, 2019.ANSA/QUIRINALE PRESS OFFICE/FRANCESCO AMMENDOLA
A banner reading 'Refugees Welcome' at a demonstration against the convention of the German right-wing 'Alternative for Germany' party (AfD), Riesa, Germany, 12 January 2019.EPA/MARKUS HEINE
Anszou Cissé is afraid he is going to lose his new home | Credit: ANSA
Yazidi refugee Salma Bakir, 9, from Iraq, waits with her family to be permitted by Macedonian police to board a train heading to the Serbian border | picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Muheisen
Refugees wait for transport after arriving on the ferry 'Nissos Samos' from Lesvos island at the port of Piraeus, Greece, 11 December 2017. EPA/ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU
The refugee and asylum seeker centre (CARA) in Castelnuovo di Porto, which is currently being cleared out for closure | ANSA
An Italian police car | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA
Lindholm Island | Photo:  Imago/Ritzau Scanpix
Italy's Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini during a TV talk show | Photo: ANSA