migrant routes

The UK border police invests a lot of effort into detecting clandestine passengers in cargo traveling to the UK | Photo: Andrew Matthews/AP/picture-alliance
Authorities are slow to document migrant deaths, the UN says - though some governments like Spain (seen here) keep books | Photo: AP/picture-alliance
The Swiss border is practically open for anyone to cross | Photo: Mandoga Media/picture-alliance

From file: The Greek coast guard patrols the country's territorial waters but is also frequently called out to respond to emergency situations | Photo: picture-alliance/Zumapress
Migrants abandoned in the Sahara desert | Photo: Sylla Ibrahima Sory
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Migrants rescued by 'Salvamar Mizar' boat of Spanish Maritime Safety and Rescue Society arrive at Las Palmas de Gran Tarajal port, in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, 10 April 2022.EPA/CARLOS DE SA
From file: A German federal police officer stops a van to search for immigrants at the border crossing from Poland into Germany in Frankfurt an der Oder on October 28, 2021 | Photo: picture-alliance
Migrants use railroads like these at the village of Cerbère, near Perpignan, to enter France from Spain | Photo: Screen shot France 3 Occitanie
From file, June 11, 2020: Migrants often set off from Sfax on the central Tunisian coast for Europe - many have died when their boats sank or capsized | Photo: AFP/Houssem Zouari
A family places a candle at the site of a fatal truck accident in which a total of 55 migrants lost their lives last Thursday, in the Chiapa de Corzo municipality, Chiapas state, Mexico, 11 December 2021 | Photo: EPA/CARLOS LOPEZ
Asylum seekers from Congo and Cameroon outside the initial reception facility in Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany, November 2021 | Photo: Majda Bouazza/InfoMigrants