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Many migrants drawn by jobs, welfare in northern Europe

By ASIF SHAHZAD
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) — For tens of thousands of migrants who survive the hazardous crossing of the Mediterranean, the journey often continues as they slip through...full story
updated 2015-04-21 10:50 AM
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Many migrants drawn by jobs, welfare in northern Europe
By ASIF SHAHZAD
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) — For tens of thousands of migrants who survive the hazardous crossing of the Mediterranean, the journey often continues as they slip through....Fullstory

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