Surge in Illegal Migrants Across the Mediterranean Now Greater than in Arab Spring Staff
Posted: Jun 06, 2014 9:40 AM

In the first four months of this year so many illegal immigrants crossed the Mediterranean  and entered one of the EU member states that the number is already close to the 2013 total and is likely to rise as summer weather brings calmer seas, officials from the European Union’s border agency Frontex told the New York Times on Friday.