Illegal immigrants from North Africa arrive on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa February 13, 2011. More than 1,000 people escaping turmoil in Tunisia have landed on Lampedusa, a Sicilian island closer to Africa than mainland Italy, in rickety boats this week, raising fears of a new, uncontrolled wave of illegal immigration from North Africa.
In two days 1,114 migrants arrived, including 113 on a large boat and nine Tunisians who were rescued from a small dinghy before it sank.

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