EU studies new ways to beef up border patrols in face of migrant influx

March 12, 2015 10:11 AM

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EU studies new ways to beef up border patrols in face of migrant influx

FILE - In this May 28, 2014 file photo a sub-Saharan migrant is detained and sent back to the Moroccan side by Spanish Guardia Civil officers after scaling a fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. The European Union is studying new ways to beef up border patrols in the face of an unprecedented influx of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and traveling through the Balkans, according to Latvian Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis, who warned Thursday, March 12, 2015 that “this migration pressure is not going down, it’s just increasing.” (AP Photo/Santi Palacios, File) (The Associated Press)

BRUSSELS – The European Union is studying new ways to beef up border patrols in the face of an unprecedented influx of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and traveling through the Balkans.

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