Sara R. Bias '16, Gettysburg College
Student Research Paper
Date of Creation
Center for Global Education
Italy's unique geographic location at the coast of the Mediteranean Sea gives much opportunity for the international community to criticize its dealings with asylum seekers crossing the body of water to enter Europe. The UNHCR reported that as of October 2014, 165,000 asylum seekers had taken dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean Sea; of those 165,000 people, Italy received 140,000.
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Bias, Sara R., "Italy’s Refugee Burden and the Role of the EU in Asylum Cases" (2014). Student Publications. 409.
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