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Greece Opens Two More Migrant Camps on Kos, Leros Islands

Greece opened on Saturday two more migrant camps on the islands of Kos and Leros to accommodate migrants and asylum seekers crossing the Mediterranean from Turkey. These camps are being referred to as “enclosed” camps due to their increased isolation...

A Lesson in Immigration Policy from the Cradle of Democracy

Of all the ancient Greek cities, Athens was the most prominent. It was there that the main thinkers, philosophers and authors who contributed to the development of Western culture as we know it today lived and worked. By Alastair Blanshard Those...

Australia: Where Greek Migrants Got Second Chance at New Life

The story of how Greeks migrated from their native land to Australia is an interesting one. In 1829 the first known Greeks arrived in Australia. And they did not arrive voluntarily. They were a group of seven sailors who were transported to...

EU’s Double Standards on Migrant Crisis in Greece and Lithuania

Greece and Lithuania are looking for ways to curb the flow of migrants from Turkey and Belarus. However, just because the situations are similar, does not mean the EU has dealt with them the same. This piece compares the...

European Agency Deploys Blimps to Monitor Greek Borders

Aerostats are to be deployed to monitor the northern Greek border by Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.

Number of Refugees, Migrants on Lesvos Now Under 5,000

The number of refugees and migrants on Lesvos is now less than 5,000, according to figures released by the Greek Ministry of Migration

Double the Number of Migrants are Leaving than Entering Greece

Migrants are leaving Greece at a much faster pace than they are entering it, according to the newest figures on migration released Wednesday.

Greek Australians: One of Australia’s Most Vibrant Communities

Greek-Australians are one of the largest minority groups in the country.

EU Adopts New Migration Strategy on Voluntary Return and Reintegration

The European Commission announced earlier this week that the Union is adopting the first EU migration Strategy.

More Migrants Leaving than Arriving in Greece, Minister Says

More migrants are now leaving Greece than arriving, said Migration Minister Mitarakis, who said that the influx of migrants has dropped off.