On both sides of Atlantic, migrants meet hostile reception

  • Austrian police cast shadows when practicing the protection of the border fence between Slovenia and Austria in Spielfeld, Austria, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

  • A police officer is silhouetted when standing in the gap of a fence when Austrian police practice the protection of the border fence between Slovenia and Austria in Spielfeld, Austria, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

  • Austrian police stand behind a fence with when they practice the protection of the border between Slovenia and Austria in Spielfeld, Austria, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

MILAN — On both sides of the Atlantic, migrants flooding across borders by the hundreds each day have met a hostile reception and governments unable to agree on how to cope with the arrivals. In Europe, where far-right parties have joined the governments in Italy and Austria and made gains elsewhere, even the most basic decision of which port would accept a ship filled with migrants has been fraught.

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