Thomas Spijkerboer, VU University Amsterdam | November 12, 2009
Since the enforcement of Europe's common migration policy in the early nineties, corpses have washed up on the Mediterranean shores on a daily basis. ++ Although the Mediterranean countries may be doing the "dirty work", other EU member states are equally responsible for the consequences of this policy. ++ More technology is not going to end illegal migration; it will merely result in more inventive operational strategies. ++ Policy makers should stop looking away and look for better ways to handle the issue of illegal migration.