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Number of Migrants Arriving in Italy Swells

The International Organization for Migration says there has been a 10-fold increase compared to a year ago in the number of migrants intercepted off the coast of Italy.  Most of the migrants are trying to escape unrest in Africa and the Middle East. The International Organization for Migration says as of early April, almost 15,000 migrants had arrived near the Italian coast this year. That compares to about 1,500 for the same period last year, according to the group's Italy...

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