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...

Greek Authorities Recover the Bodies of 4 Immigrants

On Friday, February 7, Greek authorities discovered the bodies of four immigrants. The immigrants drowned while a coast guard vessel was towing their...

Thousands of Immigrants Expected in Greece From Turkey

A large number of  immigrants exceeding 10,000 are crammed into warehouses in the surrounding area of Bodrum, Turkey, waiting for an opportunity to enter...

Immigrant Found Dead in Rhodes

Early on Monday morning, Greek coast guards detected the dead body of an immigrant offshore the small cove of Ladiko, in the island of...

Video Showing Coast Guard Officers Threatening Immigrants

A few days after the tragedy on the island of Farmakonisi, eastern Greece, that left the Greek and international community shocked, the Deutsche Welle presented...

Dendias: Quality of Greece’s Undocumented Immigrants Is “Tragic”

On Thursday, January 30, the Greek Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection, Nikos Dendias, criticised the European Union’s Dublin Regulation on asylum responsibility....

Farmakonisi Tragedy, Greek Police Detain Protesters

Greek police authorities have detained dozens of people for trying to occupy the office of the Greek Marine Minister, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, during protests about...

Officials Report on Farmakonisi Incident

The director of the Greek Port Operations Centre Nikolaos Patrinos, described the unfortunate circumstances during the rescue operation of immigrants which led to tragedy...

Kedikoglou: Illegal Immigration Biggest Issue for Greek EU Presidency

In the aftermath of the Farmakonisi incident, New Democracy and SYRIZA continue to exchange words regarding Greece's pressing illegal immigration issue. In the latest...

Farmakonisi Incident, What Really Did Happen?

New evidence comes to light in the tragic incident last Monday involving a boat transporting illegal immigrants in the eastern Aegean Sea and the...

Farmakonisi Incident Triggers Rallies in Athens

The incident that took place earlier this week involving a boat transporting illegal immigrants in the Aegean Sea and the Greek coast guard, has...

Nikos Dendias Connects Terrorism with Illegal Immigration

The Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection Nikos Dendias, connected terrorism with illegal immigration during the press conference that followed two unofficial meetings of...

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