migrant routes

A Syrian man takes his chances traveling through the Balkan countries in an attempt to reach the EU | Photo: ANSA
From archive: African migrants near Lampedusa, Italy in February 2014 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Italian Navy Press Office
The English Channel is one of the world's busiest shipping channels | Photo: Picture-alliance/maxppp
Soldiers patrol Bulgaria's border.
Refugees being escorted by Turkish police as they arrive by ferry. PHOTO/EPA/MERT CAKIR
Refugees and migrants arrive in an overloaded rubber dinghy on the Greek island of Lesbos (Lesvos), Greece, 15 December 2015 after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey. Credit: EPA/STRINGER
Refugee in Bosnia baring his right arm
A boat intercepted by the Italian finance police of Porto Empedocle in waters off the coast of the town of Realmonte, after numerous Tunisians disembarked from the vessel. Photo ANSA/FINANCE POLICE PRESS OFFICE
Moroccan migrants arrive in the port after they were rescued by Spanish authorities in the town of Algeciras, Cadiz, southern Spain, 12 May 2018. Spanish Sea Rescue Unit rescued a total of 95 Moroccan migrants in the waters off the Strait of Gibraltar. EPA/A.Carrasco Ragel
Migrants at the border area between Serbia and Croatia
The Morocco-Spain route has become one of the main entry points for migrants to Europe after the collapse of routes into Italy via Libya.
This is a sailboat carrying 55 migrants which was recently rescued by the Italian Finance Police off the coast of Siracusa Photo/Archive/ANSA/Finance POlice