Asylum seekers in Italy face uncertain future

Thousands of migrants are housed at asylum-seeking centre in Sicily, waiting for government to decide their fate.

Last updated: 06 Jan 2014 02:25
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About 4,000 migrants are housed at a former American military residence in Sicily, which has been converted into an asylum-seeking centre.

Discontent is rife, with migrants saying that despite a 35-day maximum, they have been at the centre for more than a year, unsure when or where they will go.

Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Mineo, Sicily.


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