Fortress Europe's Inner Wall: Migrant Dilemmas at the Brenner Pass
Released! 07/19/2015
Fortress Europe's Inner Wall: Migrant Dilemmas at the Brenner Pass
by Marco Funk
Paperback

Migrants fleeing war and misery in Africa and the Middle East cross deserts and seas in search of a better life in Europe, but a final obstacle awaits many who don’t expect it: the Brenner Pass, Italy’s border with Austria located in the middle of the Alps – Fortress Europe’s Inner Wall. EU rules require asylum-seekers to stay in the first European country they set foot in, but family ties in other countries, employment opportunities and poor reception conditions in Italy drive thousands to h... read more