More Than 600 Migrants Have Arrived In Spain. This Was Their Journey07:18
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This June 12, 2018 photo released Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" shows migrants waving after being transferred from the Aquarius ship to Italian Coast Guard boats, in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take 629 migrants stuck off its shores on the days-long voyage to Spain in what is forecast to be bad weather, after the new populist government refused them safe port in a dramatic bid to force Europe to share the burden of unrelenting arrivals. (Kenny Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via AP)MoreCloseclosemore
This June 12, 2018 photo released Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" shows migrants waving after being transferred from the Aquarius ship to Italian Coast Guard boats, in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take 629 migrants stuck off its shores on the days-long voyage to Spain in what is forecast to be bad weather, after the new populist government refused them safe port in a dramatic bid to force Europe to share the burden of unrelenting arrivals. (Kenny Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via AP)

Spain has welcomed 630 migrants who were picked up off the coast of Libya last week. The migrants arrived in Valencia, Spain, in three vessels, including the rescue ship Aquarius.

Here & Now's Femi Oke speaks with Anelise Borges (@AnneliseBorges), Paris correspondent for Euronews, who was on board Aquarius.

Ali, his wife, their daughter and his wife's cousin. They were among the 630 migrants aboard the Aquarius. (Courtesy Anelise Borges)
Ali, his wife, their daughter and his wife's cousin. They were among the 630 migrants aboard the Aquarius. (Courtesy Anelise Borges)

This segment aired on June 20, 2018.

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