According to Alsumaria news, parent in Baquba city admitted hiding the passports of their sons to prevent them from migrating to Europe.
"We won't let our children become a bit of rough seas or mafia of human organs theft", says one father. Samir Hatem (government employee) said: in an interview with Alsumaria's News, "The migration of many young people Baquba to Europe, and the loss of the impact of some of them during the journey of death, prompted me to hide the passport my only son, who seems to be very affected by what has been prometed on the media as the dream life in West.
He added "Our children are the most importand thing for us in this world, and we will not let them become a bit of rough seas or human organs mafias on Europe's borders of Europe. "
A teacher said hiding the passports of their sons after the appearance of immigration fever among young men. She knows several families that lost contact with their sons since various periods of time, and they don't whether they still alive or been swallowed by the sea.
A member of the Diyala provincial council asked the Federal Government to provide jobs for young people to stop the idea of illegal immigration. She added that it is necessary to carry out investigations to identity the mafias that promote for migration from Baquba.