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    Harragas, (from Arabic حراقة, ḥarrāga, ḥarrāg, "those who burn" (their immigration papers ) are North African migrants who attempt to illegally i… Read More
    Harragas, (from Arabic حراقة, ḥarrāga, ḥarrāg, "those who burn" (their immigration papers ) are North African migrants who attempt to illegally immigrate to Europe or to European-controlled islands in makeshift boats.The name comes from their practice of burning their immigration papers if they are about to be captured. Read Less
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Harragas, (from Arabic حراقة, ḥarrāga, ḥarrāg, "those who burn" (their immigration papers ) are North African migrants who attempt to illegally immigrate to Europe or to European-controlled islands in makeshift boats.The name comes from their practice of burning their immigration papers if they are about to be captured.