..Africa to Europe, Mexico to US...notice anything? Anything?
UN considers Africa holding centres as 'boat season' is expected to bring sharp increase in migrants making treacherous crossing
Hundreds of thousands of people are preparing to make treacherous crossings on unseaworthy vessels from the north African coast to Greece and Italy as this summer's "boat season" gets under way, say officials. Figures for the first few months of this year already show a dramatic increase on previous years.