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Australia: Where Greek Migrants Got a Second Chance at a 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. However, they did not arrive voluntarily. They were a group of seven sailors who were...

Albanian Residents Leaving Greece for Wealthier Countries

Many legal Albanian citizens with a valid residence permit are leaving Greece for wealthier countries, according to data released in August by the Hellenic Ministry for Migration and Asylum. According to the data issued by the Ministry in August 2021,...

Souvlaki Wrapper in Ireland Makes 4 Times the Greek Minimum Wage

A €2,500 euro salary is being offered to any Greek who wants to take on the job of a souvlaki wrapper in a Greek souvlaki bar in Dublin, Ireland. The job listing, in addition to the €2,500 salary, promises that...

Thousands of Syrian Refugees ‘Seeking to Enter Greece’ Through Turkey

Greece braces for a refugee crisis on its borders with Turkey as thousands of Syrian refugees are reportedly organizing themselves to march towards Evros and try to cross into Europe. Greece's Minister of Citizen Protection Takis Theodorikakos announced on Wednesday...

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...

Visiting Europe Will Come With a Fee in 2023

All non-citizens of the European Union will be required to pay a small fee of €7 ($7.35) to visit the continent starting in 2023. This is due to the implementation of the long-expected ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System). Although...

Greek-Australians: One of Australia’s Most Vibrant Communities

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

Greek-American Picture Brides and Immigration

Greek-American scholar Kathryn Vaggalis has untangled the complex racial identity of early Greek immigrants to America in her research of Greek "picture brides." Picture brides, or women in their home country who were "matched" with a husband in America only...

Demetrios Papademetriou, Top Scholar on Migration, Dies at 75

Demetrios Papademetriou, a leading scholar on international migration, passed away last Wednesday at the age of 75 according to a statement released by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), where he served as President Emeritus until his death. He is survived...

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...