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The Moroccan-Spanish Border

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Guinean Migrant Found by Spanish Authorities Hidden in Car

“Spain finds Guinea migrant hidden behind car engine,” from the BBC: A West African migrant entered the Spanish territory of Ceuta from Morocco curled up next to a car engine and another was hidden behind the back seat of the … Continue reading

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Migrants Pursue Land Routes to Europe

“Seekng Sanctuary, More Migrants Confront Land Route’s Perils,” by Rick Lyman for the New York Times: They call it “the jungle,” but it’s really just a tangle of dirt paths through stunted trees near an abandoned brick factory. Between 150 … Continue reading

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Smugglers’ Routes and Havens in the Sahara

“A Smugglers’ Haven in the Sahara,” by Kevin Sieff for the Washington Post: The smuggler walked past the diaper aisle, through the back door of the convenience store and into the metal shed where the migrants were hiding. It was … Continue reading

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Morocco Launches Anti-Migrant Sweep

“Morocco launches anti-migrant sweep near Spanish Enclave,” from AFP (reposted by Yahoo! News): Morocco launched a huge operation to dismantle migrant camps Tuesday near the Spanish enclave of Melilla, but 35 people still managed to cross illegally after hundreds stormed … Continue reading

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