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Huddled masses? Not so much. The latest migration route to Europe is aboard luxury yachts

When the migrants got off their yacht on the tiny Italian island of Lipari last month, there was no point in trying to blend in.“It’s easy to spot a group of Syrians and Iraqis dressed in Dolce & Gabbana who are working their phones at 6 in the morning in an uninhabited part of the island,” said one local law enforcement official.The new arrivals, who sailed from Turkey with Eastern European pilots, are part of a growing number of migrants who can afford to pay around $7,000 to get around Turkey’s best efforts to stop them reaching Europe.“These are migrants used to high standards,” said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. With 160 yachts ...