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EU Asylum Office Doubles Staff and Increases Funding for Greece

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) recently decided to double the number of its personnel in Greece and significantly increase its funding to assist...

Harvard University Considers Creating Courses on Refugee Crisis in Greece

Harvard University, one of the world's most prestigious academic institutions, has reportedly been mulling how to create a course devoted to the refugee crisis which...

PM Mitsotakis Declares “Greece is Not an Unfenced Vineyard” for Migrants

Using a folksy Greek phrase, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reiterated on Friday that Greece is reaching its limits regarding the refugee and migrant...

Hundreds of Illegal Immigrants Transported off Greek Island of Symi

The transportation of more than 300 refugees and illegal immigrants who arrived from Turkey to the small island of Symi began this week. All the...

Germany Expresses ”Complete Confidence” in Greece’s Handling of Migration

German government spokesperson Steffen Seibert confirmed on Wednesday the German government's "complete confidence" in the actions taken by the Greek government on the issue...

Turkey Stops 330 Migrants Attempting Enter Greece via Lesvos

Turkish authorities seized a total of 330 migrants who were attempting to cross the Aegean Sea and reach European shores on Greece's island of...

Huge Spike in Migrant Arrivals to Greece During Month of July

A sharp increase in the number of immigrants arriving on the Greek islands was recorded last week. A total of 1,365 immigrants arrived on the...

New Greek Government Pledges to “Immediately” Improve Refugee Living Conditions

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on Monday with Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, at Maximos Mansion in Athens....

Greek-French Architect Designs Multipurpose Life Jacket for Refugees and Migrants

A young Greek-French architect has recently developed a new, innovative life jacket which could help refugees and migrants in many ways while they make...

Shapiro Foundation to Grant 18 Scholarships to Greece’s Refugee Children

The ''HOME Project,'' a nonprofit organization which offers shelter and employment for children and young refugees in Greece, recently announced the granting of 18...

Nearly 12,500 Refugee Children Now Attend Greek Schools

Merope Tzoufi, Greece's Alternate Education Minister, presented the latest data concerning the Education of refugee children in Greece on Thursday. Tzoufi said at a special...

Greece First in EU in New Migrant Arrivals for 2019, UN Confirms

Greece received the biggest number of migrants from January 1 to May 8, the United Nations (UN) confirmed on Friday. According to the UN Migration...

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