Trafficking and Human Smuggling : A European Perspective

  title={Trafficking and Human Smuggling : A European Perspective},
  author={John Salt},
The article reviews the empirical evidence for trafficking and human smuggling in Europe. It argues that a market for irregular migration services has emerged, in which the mechanisms and forms of organization are still relatively unknown. Irregular migrants using these services are exposed both to unscrupulous service providers and to the immigration and policing authorities, thereby generating a dependence on safeguards provided by the trafficking networks. Thus a symbiosis has developed… CONTINUE READING

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