The Dublin system has clearly failed, leaving most of the responsibilities for asylum to the frontline Member States of the EU.
The main antidote to illegal immigration is to restore legal migration.
The EU needs a humane policy on asylum and borders that can obtain majority support in elections and produce an immediate impact in the Mediterranean.
The EU have decided to outsource migration control to the various actors vying for power in war-torn Libya.
For many European Union citizens in the UK there is worry about their future status.
This carries a risk of letting down EU citizens again, after they were abandoned by the British government.