The Sea-Watch 3 charity ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued off Libya forces its way into the Italian port of Lampedusa night after a lengthy standoff, the charity says.
The protesters waved flags and donned yellow vests emblazoned with the slogan "Get up! Stand Up! for your right" in a reference to the famous Bob Marley song.
Salvini said the decree streamlines the rules for processing asylum requests and brings Italy into line with other EU countries.
Mario Balotelli said that Nigeria-born Toni Iwobi should be ashamed of himself for representing the anti-migrant Northern League.