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Eriterian Migrants Risk Everything to Reach Europe

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European Union Asks Member States to Accept Migrant Quotas

“European Union Asks Member States to Accept Quotas of Migrants,” by James Kanter for the New York Times: The European Union authorities formally appealed to the bloc’s member states on Wednesday to accept quotas of migrants to relieve the burden … Continue reading

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The Perilious Lives of Migrants in Libya

“Migrants, Hoping to Cross Mediterranean, Must First Navigate Lawless Libya,” by David Kirkpatrick for the New York Times: The two 8-year-old Eritrean boys had ridden for days across the deserts of Ethiopia, Sudan and Libya packed in the back of … Continue reading

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Behind the People-Smuggling Ring in Libya

“Rich Smuggling Trade Fuels Deadly Migration Across Mediterrean,” by Matina Stevis for the Wall Street Journal: The deaths of more than 1,000 Italy-bound migrants in the Mediterranean Sea in the last week are the product of a multi-million-dollar people-smuggling enterprise … Continue reading

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EU to Increase Funding for Sea Patrols

“EU to Triple Funding for Sea Patrols in Migration Crises,” by Mathew Dalton and Valentina Pop for Wall Street Journal: The European Union agreed to triple funding for patrols in the Mediterranean and send ships from its member states’ navies … Continue reading

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