EU nations have no ready answers as the flow of thousands of migrants across the Med increases

April 16, 2015 9:33 AM

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EU nations have no ready answers as the flow of thousands of migrants across the Med increases

Migrants arrive at Palermo's harbor, Italy, after being rescued at sea, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The U.N. refugee agency says the shipwreck in the Mediterranean this week, in which 400 migrants are presumed to have died, is among the deadliest single incidents in the last decade. The tragedy comes amid an unprecedented wave of migration toward Europe from Africa and the Middle East. UNHCR Italy spokeswoman Barbara Molinario says 900 migrants have died or gone missing at sea so far this year, part of a phenomenon the agency has been tracking since 2011. (AP Photo/Alessandro Fucarini) (The Associated Press)

European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos speaks during a committee meeting on civil liberties and justice at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. The European Union on Tuesday said that more than 7,000 migrants have been plucked from the M...

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