On the route that leaves from Northern Morocco to Spain the number of arrivals have more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
Melilla port authorities have announced that they will invest over half a million euros to raise the height of a fence separating Spanish enclaves from Morocco.
Spain’s maritime rescue service has recovered the bodies of five migrants who died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in a small boat.
Ermes II, a support project for the Assisted Voluntary Return (AVR) of citizens from Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and Albania, is underway in Italy.
Spain’s maritime rescue service says the bodies of seven African migrants have been found dead along the Strait of Gibraltar since Friday.
The countries of North Africa are discovering themselves unexpectedly as destinations of immigration. Indeed, the migrants in the Magreb countries are hundreds of thousands.