We Would Do It Again - African Migrants on Journeys to Europe

A UN migration study, which interviewed 1,970 migrants from 39 African countries in 13 European nations, all of whom declared that they had arrived in Europe through irregular means, has reached some counter-intuitive conclusions. It found, among other things, that getting a job was not the only motivation to move; that not all irregular migrants were 'poor' in Africa, nor had lower education levels.

Mahamadou Sankareh, from Gambia, lives in Rome. He works at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center.

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