More than 2,000 migrants arrive on Italian island by boat

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  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “More than 2,000 migrants arrive on Italian island by boat” – below is their description.

    More than 2,000 migrants have arrived at the Italian island of Lampedusa on several overcrowded fishing boats.

    Their arrival marks the biggest number of migrants to come ashore this year.

    The situation is sparking the attention of politicians across Europe and some are calling on leaders to revise their immigration policies.

    Al Jazeera’s Katia Lopez-Hodoyan has more.

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