Italian island overwhelmed as thousand of Tunisian refugees arrive
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The tiny Italian island of Lampedusa has been overwhelmed by the arrival of more than 4,000 Tunisians in the past week. Rome has moved quickly to deal with the influx; it's not long ago that Lampedusa was inundated with 21,000 illegal immigrants a year. That figure has now been brought down to 400, and the Italian government has no intention of letting the situation get back to what it once was.