Europe swamped with unprecedented torrent of migrants swarming in by land and sea

March 5, 2015 3:30 PM

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Europe swamped with unprecedented torrent of migrants swarming in by land and sea

FILE - In this Friday, March 28, 2014, file photo, Sub-Saharan migrants climb over a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Officials said several hundred African migrants tried to cross barbed-wire border fences to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco but most were turned back by security forces from both sides. European Union countries are immersed in a full-fledged migration crisis. With the EU lacking funds and resources, some officials are even floating the idea of a multinational border guard to deal with arrivals of hundreds of thousands from war-torn countries like Syria, poor African nations and non EU neighbors like Kosovo. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios, File) (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, file photo, immigrants who arrived on a cargo ship from Turkey queue for meals in a basketball arena where they have been given temporary shelter in the town of Ierapetra, on the southern Greek island of Crete. European Union countries are immersed in a full-fle...

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