The number of detected illegal border crossings into the European Union has sunk to its lowest level since 2013. The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, also known as Frontex, published its annual Risk Analysis Report
on Wednesday and it showed that 150,114 illegal crossings were detected. That is much lower than the height of the migrant crisis in 2015 when 1,822,177 cases were documented. The flood of refugees from Syria in particular has evaporated. In 2015, 594,000 Syrians were detected entering Europe illegally and last year, the number fell to jus 14,378.