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29 Sep 2019
This month, with the help of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol), the Spanish and French national police dismantled a large poly-criminal network involved in migrant smuggling, and human and drug trafficking. The...
12 Aug 2019
The VICE article on children trapped in Spanish enclaves paints a powerful picture of the experience of one of the most vulnerable groups: unaccompanied refugee and migrant children.   Spain has seen many cases of migrant children coming recently....
21 Jan 2019
Ceuta, Spanish enclave of Ceuta in northern Morocco saw a significant increase in number of Moroccan unaccompanied minors in 2018 – it is estimates vast majority of 3 344 minors that arrived are Moroccan. 3 302 boys and 42 girls came to the Spanish...
10 Jan 2019
In 1998, 10 years old Issa Abdou left Cameroon with an aim to reach Spain and start playing football in one of the best football leagues. He is now the captain of “Alma de África,” (Soul of Africa), a football team made of immigrants and Spaniards,...

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