The UK's proposed new migration bill, if passed, would result in many of those who cross the Channel being detained and prevented from claiming asylum | Source: Screenshot InfoMigrants video
From file: Napier Barracks in Folkestone, Kent. The Refugee Council predicts that migrant detention under the proposed law would cost over €10 billion over the next three years  | Photo: Gareth Fuller / picture alliance / empics
An additional five bodies have been recovered following a shipwreck which took place off the Calabrian coast on February 26 | Photo: Reuters
Arnaud Yao, an employee of Fraternita Massi, a refuge for migrants, in Oulx/©LouisChahuneau
From file: Migrants are taken to the port of Dover after they were picked up in the English Channel January 10, 2022 | Photo: Reuters
From file: According to the German newspaper Bild, more than 6,000 migrants deported from Germany were caught back in the country  | Photo: Sebastian Willnow / dpa / picture alliance
Mohamed and Israa in their camp container at the Mavrovouni camp, in Lesbos, in January 2022 | Photo: InfoMigrants
From file: The numbers of those seeking asylum in Germany doubled in January compared to figures for the same month in 2022 | Photo: picture-alliance
From file: A migrant is transferred in a wheelchair after disembarking from a Spanish
coast guard vessel on the island of Gran Canaria,
 | Photo: Borja Suarez / Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The Refugee Council says safe routes to the UK have decreased, forcing more migrants to risk the Channel crossing | Photo: Reuters
The island of Chios is located near the Turkish coast. Photo : InfoMigrants
From file: A stamp on someone's passport stating that they are due to be deported | Photo: picture-alliance