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Migrants receive assistance as they arrive on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa early on Sunday, May 8, 2011. Italian police and coast guard officials rescued some 400 migrants from Libya whose boat was tossed against rocks near the port in southern Italy after the steering malfunctioned, officials said. Tens of thousands have fled unrest in North Africa since January, most arriving at Lampedusa, the nearest Italian port to Africa. (AP Photo/Francesco Malavolta)
Photo by: Francesco Malavolta
Migrants receive assistance as they arrive on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa early on Sunday, May 8, 2011. Italian police and coast guard officials rescued some 400 migrants from Libya whose boat was tossed against rocks near the port in southern Italy after the steering malfunctioned, officials said. Tens of thousands have fled unrest in North Africa since January, most arriving at Lampedusa, the nearest Italian port to Africa. (AP Photo/Francesco Malavolta)

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