Italy: Lampedusa, the island of Europe’s forgotten promises

This document outlines the situation of asylum seekers and migrants arriving in Lampedusa, and the irregularity of their status determination procedures.

Italy: temporary stay, permanent rights: the treatment of foreign nationals detained in ‘temporary stay and assistance centres’ (CPTAs)

This document is principaly concerned with the conditions of detention of illegal immigrants and failed asylum seekers prior to deportation.