Though the memory of the so-called migration crisis slowly fades, its root causes have not been fixed. People escaping war, famine and persecution are still trying to reach Europe, while the Mediterranean continues to take its deadly toll. Over five years, Europeans failed to answer key questions: what role do borders play in modern word? Who may cross them? Are we even capable and willing of turning back people seeking a better life? How can we strike a balance between protecting against threats, humanitarian aid and increasingly powerful national egoism?