smugglers

Selma is waiting to find out whether Germany will grant her asylum | Photo: InfoMigrants/M. MacGregor
A group of Moroccans cross the Straits of Gibraltar on an inflatable boat in 2018 | Photo: Reuters / Jon Nazca
The Moroccan city of Tangier, located on the Strait of Gibraltar, across from Spain | Photo: picture alliance/Bildagentur-online
The border between Russia and Finland | Photo: Reuters (archive)
Migrants and refugees at a secret safe house in an area known as 'The Ghetto" of Agadez, Niger | Photo: ANSA/UNICEF
More than 500 police officers took part in the coordinated raids | Photo: Imago
Young Afghan migrants in the Victoria Park | Photo: Aasim Saleem
This boat carrying 150 suspected asylum seekers sank north of Christmas Island in 2012
Migrants from East Africa in Yemen | Photo: DW/F.Fascar
A makeshift camp on Samos | Photo: DW/F.Schmitz
Migrants on a truck in the Saharan desert | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/J.Delay
Europol is at the forefront of fighting illegal migration patterns to Europe and the risks associated with migrant smuggling | COPYRIGHT: Imago images/AFLO/Y. Nakao