Italy's migrant crisis is spawning new protests

ABC News | 7/15/2017 | Staff
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The Latest on the migrant crisis in Europe (all times local):

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Italy's migrant crisis is spawning new protests, with a local mayor in Sicily leading a popular revolt to prevent a few dozen new arrivals from taking up residence in an abandoned hotel.

Vincenzo Lionetto, mayor of Castel'Umberto in Messina, wrote an "urgent and important" Facebook post advising residents that the local prefect had just informed him that the 30 or so migrants would be transferred to the Canguro hotel.

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He led a dozen or so residents in surrounding the hotel with their cars Saturday, though the migrants apparently...
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