In Kosovo, a highly established smuggling network has started a large flow of underage children leaving for Italy. Thanks to the 'Zampa law' (2017), they have a chance to a study- or work permit if they report to the Italian immigration service as a minor. The law was intended to prevent unaccompanied asylum children going missing, but it encourages people smuggling. "It is a company of 100,000 euros a month, but nobody seems to care," said the prosecutor in Trieste.
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