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On Tip of Africa, Spain's Enclaves Feel the Pressure on Europe's Frontiers


On Tip of Africa, Spain's Enclaves Feel the Pressure on Europe's Frontiers
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Spain has overtaken Italy as the No. 1 destination for migrants heading to Europe. The Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla sit on the northern tip of Morocco and have attracted migrants for centuries. There has been a sharp uptick in those trying to breach the border fences, while several thousand migrants sleep on the Moroccan side of the border waiting to cross. Henry Ridgwell reports from Ceuta on the dilemma facing Spanish authorities as pressure builds on the furthest frontiers of Europe.

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