Leanne Tory-Murphy is a writer and researcher living in Palermo, Italy, where she recently completed research on contemporary migration as a Fulbright scholar. She is a current Global Journalism Fellow at the University of Toronto.
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As of 2016 there were almost 180,000 asylum seekers living in publically-funded reception centers in Italy. Among these centers is the largest refugee camp in Europe, the CARA Mineo in Eastern Sicily, which formerly housed American soldiers froma nearby NATO base