It happened 21 years ago but it feels like yesterday.
They're European migrants who rarely work, contribute little or nothing to their new home, take up beds in hospitals and don't bother to learn the language.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is urging the UK Government to take action to help solve the migrant crisis.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that an "out" vote in a poll on EU membership could justify a second referendum on Scottish independence.
Prosecutors are building a case against the men blamed for the Mediterranean's worst migrant disaster as EU leaders mull a new plan to stop the smugglers.