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Italy took in more than 3,500 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya in just the past few days but urges EU also to pursue joint solutions
About 72,000 migrants have arrived in Italy by sea in 2017 marking 20 percent increase on the same period last year, and more than 2,000 have died in the attempt.
The government has not said where the wall will be built, though notices suggest a new wall could replace existing fencing that stretches about 700 miles of the roughly 2,000-mile border.
The number of people staying in the Grande-Synthe camp has swelled since the destruction last October of the 'Jungle' camp along the coast near Calais, according to sources.
The BPF, a party in coalition with the state government, maintains that the central leaders are not willing to solve the issue as they do not understand the gravity of the problem.
The number of unaccompanied minor migrants also remained very high: some 1,670 lone children were registered among the new arrivals up to February 27.
Austria was among the first countries in Europe to put out welcome mats for immigrants, but now, its focus is showing them the door.
Merkel, who faces elections in September, has been under intense pressure to reduce the number of asylum seekers coming to Germany
The price tag for the border wall will depend largely on the height, materials and other specifications that have not yet been defined, sources said.
Police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to break up clashes between local protesters and immigrants
The government said the list is composed of anyone subjected to Trump's executive order who was detained or processed by agents after a court ruling.
US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Mexican ministers who expressed 'concern and irritation'.
The head of the Red Crescent says that 13 African migrants died of suffocation inside a shipping container while being transported.
The orders sent shivers through US immigrant communities, where millions of people who have spent years building families and livelihoods in the country.
Italy's coast guard has rescued about 630 migrants off the coast of Libya who were trying to cross the Mediterranean.