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Parliamentary question - E-002569/2023Parliamentary question

Migration pressures in Italy

Question for written answer  E-002569/2023
to the Commission
Rule 138
Nadine Morano (PPE)

Since the beginning of 2023, Italy has again been experiencing a massive influx of migrants, both by sea and land. Almost 90 000 irregular arrivals have been recorded, more than double the number last year.

This wave of migration has led to a 71% increase in asylum applications.

It has also caused many tragedies at sea, including several shipwrecks off the coast of Lampedusa, the latest on 9 August in which 41 people died.

In view of the above:

Submitted: 6.9.2023

Last updated: 12 September 2023
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