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

A suspected illegal immigrant is stopped by a Swiss border patrol at a border crossing between Switzerland and Italy. Thousands of clandestine immigrants who enter Europe illegally through Italy cross the border into Switzerland every year seeking asylum or making their way to other parts of Europe.Chiasso, Switzerland.Photo © J.B. Russell
Fortress Europe - Immigration, December 1998

A suspected illegal immigrant is stopped by a Swiss border patrol at a border crossing between Switzerland and Italy. Thousands of clandestine immigrants who enter Europe illegally through Italy cross the border into Switzerland every year seeking asylum or making their way to other parts of Europe. 

Chiasso, Switzerland. 

Photo © J.B. Russell