Local people (R) watch would-be immigrants disembarking from a fishing boat in Marsaxlokk port on the Mediteranean island of Malta after making the crossing from Africa on February 1, 2009. Some 300 would-be immigrants, the larger group since summer 2007,  were aboard the boat including children and a pregnant woman.  AFP PHOTO / BEN BORG CARDONA (Photo credit should read BEN BORG CARDONA/AFP via Getty Images)