Projects: EU Immigration I: Fortress Europe: Fortress Europe - Immigration

Illegal immigrants who have entered the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco live on the grounds of a municipal stadium while they attempt to find a way across the Strait of Gibraltar to the European continent. The facilities are painfully inadequate for the numbers of immigrants arriving in the Spanish territory.Melilla, Spain.Photo © J.B. Russell
Fortress Europe - Immigration, October 1996

Illegal immigrants who have entered the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco live on the grounds of a municipal stadium while they attempt to find a way across the Strait of Gibraltar to the European continent. The facilities are painfully inadequate for the numbers of immigrants arriving in the Spanish territory. 

Melilla, Spain. 

Photo © J.B. Russell