The right to movement over any area of the planet should not be questioned. Tragedies such as Lampedusa should not happen. People are entitled to look towards a better future. They should in fact be protected from exploitation of any kind.
Even though migration is now regulated by law in several European countries, some lamentable sentiments of distrust and dislike have emerged. What has subsided in Europe, or at least in some countries in Europe, is, to an extent, acceptance of any number and type of migrants, and some right-wing political ideologies have built on this even on a racist level.