Italy resumes deportation of irregular migrants back to Tunisia

Italy has resumed the deportation of irregular migrants back to Tunisia since mid-August 2020. According to reports from...
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Italy “has no more room for illegal migrants,” minister insisted

Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio stated that Italy had “no more room” for irregular migrants on a recent visit to Tunisia. T...
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Italy stops migrant rescue ship from leaving its harbour

German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has been banned by Italian authorities from leaving the harbour to continue its migrant rescue...
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Stranded migrants disembark in Italy

After days of being stranded on the Mediterranean sea, 180 migrants have been allowed to disembark in the Italian port of Sicily...
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Italy: Tighter measures to be introduced in repatriation centres after coronavirus case emerges

The Italian interior ministry has asked personnel at repatriation centres around the country to closely monitor the health of the...
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EU deploys more troops to Greek land border

An additional 100 border guards have been deployed to the Greek land border as part of a rapid intervention requested by Greek...
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Lowest number of irregular migrants arriving in Europe since 2013

A total of 127,657 migrants entered Europe irregularly in 2019, meaning that irregular migration to Europe is at its lowest since...
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Over 120 rescued migrants allowed to disembark in Italy after long wait at sea

Two charity vessels brought 121 migrants to two ports in Sicily, Italy, on 4 December, after finally receiving approval to enter...
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Thirteen members of Italo-Greek smuggling group have been arrested in Italy

Thirteen members of an international criminal group which smuggled migrants from Greece to Italy were recently arrested,...
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