3 Jul 2018

Elvis in Italy: after the migrant crisis

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Elvis was one of the last migrants to make it to Italy – after his arrival the country’s new populist coalition government decided to block any further migrant ships from docking at its ports.

We caught up with him, and one of his fellow countrymen – a Nigerian who landed in Italy four decades ago. However, his is a very different story. He’s a stalwart of one of the anti-immigration parties and helped write their policy on the issue.

Paraic O’Brien takes a look at Italy after the migrant crisis.