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How migrants and refugees are being welcomed in one tiny Italian village

April 3, 2016 at 6:02 PM EDT
Starting tomorrow, the European Union plans to start sending back some of the 170,000 migrants and refugees who have made the dangerous journey by sea to Europe this year. Along another main migrant sea route from North Africa toward Italy, one small town has adopted a very friendly posture toward migrants and refugees. Special correspondent Christopher Livesay traveled to Riace in Italy and filed this report.
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CHRISTOPHER LIVESAY, Special Correspondent: It’s a short, 10-minute drive up the coast in Italy’s southernmost region of Calabria to the hilltop town of Riace. At first glance, it seems typical of a town dating back to Medieval times.

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