A Carabinieri police car in Reggio Calabria | Photo: Archive Carabinieri / ANSA
The numbers of obstacles on the Balkan route has increased the organized crime around migrant smuggling say researchers | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ A. Emric
A police patrol in Naples, Italy | Photo: ANSA
Migrants outside the 'Gran Ghetto', the tent camp in the countryside between San Severo and Rignano Garganico | Photo: ARCHIVE ANSA / FRANCO CAUTILLO
Police operation against the Nigerian mafia, in L'Aquila, April 2021 | Photo: ANSA/POLICE PRESS OFFICE
From file: A group of migrants at the Borgo Mezzanone settlement in Foggia |  Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/Franco Cautillo
Eight young people were handed over to the Border Police in the Alpes Maritime between October 2020 and March 2021 | Photo: Olivier Favier, RFI
From file: Police and Army patrol in Tarvisio, Udine | Photo: ANSA
Migrants often cross the Evros river from Turkey to Greece with the aid of smugglers | Source: Facebook
A view of Lisbon, Portual | Photo: Pixabay
From File: Border Force bring in a boat used by migrants to cross the Channel at Dover Harbor in the UK | Photo: REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
A photo shot by Italian photojournalists Michele Lapini and Valerio Muscella to document the situation at the French-Italian border between Claviere and Montgenevre | Photo: ANSA/MICHELE LAPINI E VALERIO MUSCELLA