408 Illegal Immigrants Rescued in Crete

This morning, Greek Coast Guard authorities mounted a rescue operation after receiving an SOS signal on Sunday, sent by a boat carrying illegal immigrants. The...

BBC: Pilots Among Greeks Pushed to Turkey Because of Crisis

Approximately 800-1000 Greeks have settled in Turkey, mostly in Istanbul due to the economic crisis in Greece, as mentioned in a BBC show. According to...

Rights Group Blasts Greece Immigrant Law

ATHENS — Rights groups have assailed plans by the Greek government to put a clause in a draft immigration law that would allow for...

Immigrant Deportation Bill Pulled

Greece's coalition government abruptly yanked a measure in a draft law that would have allowed the deportation of immigrants making false claims about racially-motivated...

Greek Parliament Passes New Migration Code

The Greek Parliament late Tuesday night passed a draft law concerning principles of the migration code. The new bill was supported by New Democracy, PASOK (ELIA) and...

More than 20,000 Immigrants Have Returned to Their Countries From Greece

More than 20,000 immigrants that were living in Greece have returned to their countries, said the Head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM)...

Greek Coast Guard Pursues Vessel Smuggling Immigrants

A pursuit between a Turkish smuggler vessel and a patrol boat of the Greek Coast Guard on Thursday morning in the sea area of...

Immigrants Awaiting New Law on Greek Citizenship

The bill of the Greek Ministry of Interior on the new immigration code, which features many changes and improvements, passed on Friday with a...

Hardships of an African Immigrant in Greece

Loretta Makoli is an immigrant who has been living and working in Greece for 31 years. She is a representative of the United African...

British Government Funds Greece’s Project for Voluntary Return of Migrants

The Greek Minister of Public order and Citizen Protection, Nikos Dendias, jointly with the British Ambassador, John Kittmer, announced the launch of a 2...

Probe Calls For Migrant Boat Sinking

International organizations are continuing their calls for an investigation into a January 20th incident off a Greek island near the coast of Turkey in...

64,910 Legal Immigrants in Athens

The number of legal immigrants from Asia and Africa that have received a residence permit rose to 64,190, according to the central database of...

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