National Geographic : 1993 May
War, poverty, and oppression are driving people into Western Europe in unprecedented numbers. The region receives more than two million immigrants ayear, almost triple the influx into the United States. With its high-rise ghettos ofNorth African families (above), much of Marseille already seems more foreign than French. A growing population crisis Eh IN Since 1986morethan2.4 million havemoved west;64 percent are people of Berman k de nt emigrating to Germany. POLAND MIGRATION F O/ FORMER YUGOSLAVIA asleft more than two UNGAR a a If million homeless sinc 1 ;some 600,000 have OMANIA so efuge in the West. aFeM"Serbia UGOSLAVIB LBANA C I s ul O BAN4IM MIGRATION FROM _! 2!e'!' " Jj urcncsu'