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From rescue in the Med, to a migrant's life in Portugal

Aug 04, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Portugal is an exception in Europe in that it faces a labor shortage and encourages immigration

Nigerian refugee Debora Osaretin, 22, poses at her apartment in Fundao, central Portugal, on July 9, 2019. In June last year, the Aquarius was one of the first rescue vessels that the Italian government blocked as it closed the country's doors to NGOs picking up migrants from the Mediterranean. After a week at sea, the boat docked in Spain and its 630 passengers were distributed across six countries, with Portugal taking in 19 -- all of whom wound up in Fundao.  PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP

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Jun 29, 2018 - 11:00 AM

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Blocked from Europe, migrants settle in Morocco

Dec 26, 2017 - 7:27 PM

Morocco has turned from a transit country into a host country for immigrants, according to the government's High Commission for Planning

STAYING IN MOROCCO. African migrants opt to settle in Morocco amid difficulty to enter Europe.

Italy finds 700 migrants on 'drifting' ship

Dec 31, 2014 - 9:51 AM

A frigate Greek navy helicopter and two patrol vessels are dispatched to rescue the Moldovan flagged ship after it issued a distress signal in Greek waters