More than 4,000 migrants have arrived on Europe’s shores by boat in the past two days, with the Italian government calling the crisis ‘increasingly glaring’.

The emergency comes days after Italy’s Home Secretary Angelino Alfano warned that more than half a million migrants were ready to set sail from Northern Africa for Europe.

Italy’s southernmost island, Lampedusa, is the gateway for illegal immigrants to enter Europe.

More than 40,000 people made the journey to Italy last year, often on unseaworthy boats.

So far this year 15,000 migrants have landed on the Italian coastline, a ten-fold increase on the first three months of 2013.

British experts believe one in five of them continue on to the UK.

Mr Alfano told Italian radio: ‘The landings are non-stop and the emergency is increasingly glaring.

‘Right now two merchant ships are rescuing two boats with 300 and 361 people aboard.

‘It appears there’s at least one corpse on board’.

He added: ‘ Europe must take the situation in hand.’

The traffickers, who reap vast profits from the boatloads, are equipped with satellite phones and send out requests for help just 30 to 40 miles after leaving the Libyan coasts, he said.

One Italian Navy ship, the San Giorgio, was called to the rescue of four overcrowded boats containing 1,000 people, including women and children, who did not have life jackets.

The other 3,000 migrants were rescued by a combination of coastguard, patrol vessels and merchant ships before being brought ashore.

On Tuesday Mr Alfano called an emergency summit with police, Navy and coast guard officials participating in the rescue-and-surveillance operation to deal with the emergency.

Illegal migrants landing in the EU have to remain in the country where they first seek asylum.

But many hope to pass through Italy undetected to northern Europe, which has better job prospects and generous benefits.

In the wake of a tragic shipwreck last year in which more than 300 migrants died, Italy called for a pan-European search and rescue mission to intercept migrant boats ‘from Cyprus to Spain’.

arrived in Lampedusa in February.

These migrants landed in Lampedusa in February.

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  • DaveMed

    The Last Chance Armada?

  • JSS

    “One Italian Navy ship, the San Giorgio, was called to the rescue of four overcrowded boats containing 1,000 people, including women and children, who did not have life jackets.
    The other 3,000 migrants were rescued by a combination of coastguard, patrol vessels and merchant ships before being brought ashore”.

    If you want to control the African out break use the Navy and Coast Guard for the reason you created them in the first place. So which European country will be the first to have an Ebola break out I wonder?

    • captainc

      Italy

      • JSS

        Nothing says “humanitarian” and “progressive” then subjecting your Nation to disease, rape, and murder.

        • Einsatzgrenadier

          Who knew the elites would use massive 3rd world immigration and the political correctness of multiculturalism to build their new world order? Except for that minor glitch, it’s unfolding just the way Orwell said it would. The man will go down as one of the greatest prophets who ever lived.

          • Romulus

            I would offer that one group in particular knew full well.

          • Romulus

            If you so choose, please view yesterdays story on vdare with regards to the Romeike family. It turns out that they will be allowed to stay!

  • Extropico

    The invaders should be placed on prison barges and hauled back to Africa.

    • APaige

      One well placed bullet would be cheaper and in the end more effective. How many on that boat could swim.

  • Daniel Schmuhl

    It’s interesting how technology developed by whites is leading to their own demise. Without modern transportation our immigration problems wouldn’t be nearly as bad.,

    • dukem1

      Camp of the Saints….happening now, before our very eyes.
      We are doomed.

  • David Ashton

    Yum, yum, let ’em all come!

  • D.B. Cooper

    Europeans get the leaders they deserve., and these leaders are putting the whims of foreigners over the wishes of the real citizens. I don’t feel sorry for Italy. They know what has to be done, and are too afraid to do it.

    • David Ashton

      No doubt the US Government will set a good example.

      • D.B. Cooper

        We’re going to let them come on over here, free of charge. I propose settling them in Concord, New Hampshire, or somewhere in Maine. I’m sure Stephen King will like that.

        • WR_the_realist

          If you send them up here to Concord I will have to hunt you down.

          Maine has been suffering long enough with those Somali “refugees”. And right here in Concord, a 12 year old white girl was raped by one of those subhumans.

          • Romulus

            Send the perp to the morgue!!

          • mobilebay

            Our border is breached daily by illegal aliens, people who come on visas never leave, we have 100,000 foreigners brought in legally every year, so why in the name of all that’s holy, do we have to go to Somalia and other third world nations to haul them back here?

          • WR_the_realist

            Actually, it’s closer to 100,000 foreigners brought in legally every month,. I can only dream of the day legal immigration is reduced to 100,000 a year.

          • mobilebay

            You’re correct, WR. I knew that, but I goofed. Thanks for setting it straight.

      • Romulus

        Cooper seems to think the descendants and stewards of the greatest empire in history did this to themselves. I would refer him back to 1941 and witness the greatest intraracial slaughter planet earth has ever seen.
        The only question is who pulled the strings. The war in the Pacific was justified, but Europe,… ??

        • David Ashton

          Cooper’s contributions are mostly personal expressions of contempt or hatred of the white victims in England, Italy and other western nations of foreign mass-immigration, never support for those of us who have been trying to resist it. As an American voter his strictures might be better applied nearer home.

        • Robert Haschberg

          The Empire of Japan would never have been had it not been for a bunch of greedy americans back in 1852. Similary, modern China would not be had it not been for a bunch of greedy americans back in the 70’s….

          The difference is of course that USA was 4x Japans size while China is 4x USAs size.

    • The average Italian has about as much impact on their open-borders overlords as we do here.

  • So CAL Snowman

    Reminds me of the Mariel boat lift only worse, if that’s possible. If only the White man would issue shoot on sight orders, none of this would be happening

  • jeffaral

    More boatloads of invaders means one step closer to the genocide of Europeans; the criminal politicians couldn’t be happier

  • Pro_Whitey

    Send back the people, hang the traffickers, seize whatever of value they have. That ought to start discouraging them.

    • borogirl54

      They should do what Australia did. Make it clear that no boat people will be resettled in Europe and find several other non European nations to host processing centers for these people(ie.detention). If any boats come through, send them back to where they came from. Word will get out to the people smugglers. It has been over 90 days that there has been a boat sailing from Indonesia to Australia.

  • borogirl54

    Are these people refugees or economic migrants?

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      Nobody invited them. Nobody wants them here, except for the elite members of the mass immigration, multiculturalism movement. They’re invaders, plain and simple. If the Europeans had any sense, they would shoot the African invaders on sight.

  • curri

    Putin wouldn’t put up with this, NATO needs to surrender to Russia ASAP. The main problem is that all the EU countries are vassal states of the neo-Bolshevist American Empire and they do what they are expected to do. They receive their orders telepathically.

    • Ahnenerbe

      RU lets millions of colored Asiatic muslims come to Moscow and other major cities from Dagestan, Kazakhstan etc.

      • WR_the_realist

        Those are all former parts of the Soviet Union. I bet the Russkies would draw the line at African immigrants.

      • borogirl54

        The reason is because they are cheap labor for the Russians. What happens is that these Muslims will actually divorce their wives in their home country, and start a new family in Russia. In Islam, a man can divorce his wife by saying “I divorce you” 3x to her. These women are left without any means of support.

        • kikz2

          knew that was a go in sunni saudi.. but didn’t realize it was ubiquitous also among shia…..

  • J. Russo

    I am just flabbergasted. I certainly sympathize with their desire to seek a better life, but do these migrants think they can literally plop themselves on a raft, sail to another country (without even formally filing for asylum), get off, and claim to be legitimate residents of that country? Even with the poverty of education in many of these African communities, I would imagine it would be common sense that other countries have sovereignty and borders. This is no different than marching across my neighbor’s lawn, opening his door, walking inside, and demanding that they accommodate me. Undocumented workers who are already in the country are one thing but this is just baffling and wrong.

    • frederickdixon

      That is certainly what they think, and such is the demoralisation and decadence of European elite opinion that they’re right to think it.

    • mobilebay

      J.Russo, we have the same thing occurring here, only they don’t use rafts…they simply wade across the Rio Grande. They don’t understand sovereignty either. And since they don’t stay in school long enough to learn about the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, they think the southwest still belongs to them. We pour billions into these third world nations, yet we are expected to babysit them here too!

  • Romulus

    Great Ceaser’s Ghost! Julius would destroy these invaders down to the last person.
    I’ll bet Italy and Germany are really in love with America now, huh!
    There probably singing praises (sarc)
    Notice you don’t hear to much of the moolies heading to Sicilia!

    • Romulus

      To all readers:
      Please don’t infer that I mean to disparage our honored dead. That is not my intent. Neither is it meant to run down any of the combatants. Each does their duty as instructed by those that rule.
      Oh !, were that more levelheadedness prevailed!

  • Ahnenerbe

    They should all be given strychnine laced water and food upon arrival and dumped in the bottom of the Sea.

  • Rick

    Camp of the Saints…

  • WR_the_realist

    The situation will only get worse until the Italians grow some stones and start sinking those rafts instead of rescuing them. For as long as white people can be played for suckers, they will lose.

  • cecilhenry

    Want a job program for ITalians—- get them on the border and pay them for every migrant captured, interrogated and imprisoned back where they came from. Italy has deserted islands. Build a prison there and house them on it.

    Make sure its not enjoyable.

  • IstvanIN

    On a positive note in the Hungarian Parliamentary elections Fidesz came in first and Jobbik came in third. Both are conservative parties. The liberals came in second and the greens fourth. In Romania there have been Pro-Royalist Marches in several cities. Golden Dawn hasn’t done well in elections but the way the “main stream” political parties act there is real fear of them gaining popularity. It seems the only good news is in eastern Europe.

  • italian guy

    “Bob Chaisson, Boss town, United States, 8 hours ago
    I imagine the Italians are providing them with maps showing the best routes to Great Britian.”
    ^ a comment in the Daily Mail article
    Of course it’s our fault, it’s not like we are being invaded and the EU is trying to spread the invaders through out all Europe, its Italians fault for rescuing them, because we are a bunch of greasy mobsters, didn’t you know that?
    Until we are all united with a common goal and i.e protecting our pan-European identity, we will never achieve anything, there are morons that keep insulting French people, calling them cowards, insulting Germans and calling them Nazis, while their country is invaded by millions of hostile non-whites, how can people be so blind?
    Oh and our government was not elected by its people, for the third time in a row, isn’t democracy wonderful?

    • Romulus

      That is exactly what I’ve been complaining about paisan! I would wish our race achieve true unity and not descend into ethnocentric squabbling that a tiny hostile elite has used to it’s advantage for millennia.
      There is an inherent danger in strict tribalism or degrees of separation resulting from different religious customs.( christianity). It would serve us better to agree upon an ideology of unification by blood and worship.

  • Extropico

    Sie sind keine Flüchtlinge. Sie sind Eindringlinge, die Scipio Africanus in Karthago würde zerstört haben.

  • NordicHeritage

    These people wouldn’t have a reason to do these kinds of things if there weren’t freebies being given out to them.

  • Romulus

    I’ve just discovered Thilo Sarrazin. My question is, Does his literature translate well into English?” And if so, “What are your thoughts ?” I’d really like to know. It would be greatly appreciated.

    • kikz2

      just read the article on him over on TOO, as well….

      • Romulus

        🙂

  • kikz2

    ………………campofthesaints………………….. wtf did they get that boat?

  • Herman

    Why would blacks want to move to “racist” white countries?

  • African economies are “improving” and these leeches still willing to get on a banana boat to Europe. The only thing that’s improving is African politicians’ bank accounts while their citizens run to white countries.

  • rechill

    Is it really all that difficult to send them back?

  • I would think that if you are being invaded by people using leaky boats, the problem solves itself.

  • Conrad

    The answer is known as the MG 42.