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Denmark to Send Immigrants to Rwanda

Rather than allowing immigrants to live in Denmark, they will be sent to Rwanda, where Danish officials will manage their asylum cases. In a joint declaration on bilateral cooperation, the two nations stated that they were  “exploring the establishment of...

Greece Busts Human Trafficking Ring Operating on Rhodes

Two hotel owners allegedly involved in a human trafficking ring that brought migrants from Turkey to Greece were arrested on Friday by police on Rhodes with the assistance of the Protection of the Sea Borders Security Directorate, the police...

Greece to Extend Fence Along the Entire Length of the Border with Turkey

Greece will extend the fence along the entire border with Turkey in order to prevent illegal immigration to the country the cabinet agreed on Tuesday. The decision was taken during a meeting of the Government Council on National Security chaired...

Migrants’ Rescue Details Revealed by Greek Authorities

The Greek Minister of Migration and Asylum provided details on the rescue of the group of 38 migrants in Evros River.

Group of Migrants Stranded on Evros Islet Rescued by Greek Authorities

The group of 39 migrants reported stranded on an islet in Evros River last week were rescued by Greece on Monday, August 15.

Migrants Stranded on Islet in Evros River Abandoned to Die

40 migrants trapped on an islet in Evros River plea for help as neither Greece nor Turkey assumes responsibility for their rescue.

Greek Police Dismantle Criminal Group Smuggling Migrants

Greek police say they have dismantled an international criminal organization that trafficked undocumented immigrants into and out of the country. Arrests were made throughout Athens' Attica region last week with authorities apprehending nine foreign nationals suspected of working for the...

Greece Accused of Coercing Migrants to Conduct Pushbacks at Evros

Greece has been coercing migrants into pushing fellow asylum seekers back to Turkey at Evros, a joint investigation by international media outlets alleged this week. A joint investigation by the Guardian, Lighthouse Reports, Le Monde, Der Spiegel, and ARD Report...

Dozens of Migrants Found Dead in Abandoned Truck in Texas

At least 46 people, believed to be migrants, have been found dead in an abandoned lorry on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the U.S. - Mexico...

Greece Records Sharp Increase in Migrant, Refugee Arrivals in May

Nearly twice the number of migrants and refugees entered Greece in May 2022 in comparison to the previous year, led in large part by the 8,700 Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion. Since the onset of the invasion in late February,...