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illegal immigrants via Somalia

NIS uncovers illegal network transferring immigrants from Somalia to Greece via Istanbul

Greek Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Notis Mitarakis has released the findings of an NIS secret report saying Somali immigrants have been purchasing their passage to Lesvos and Chios for between 500 to 800 euros to be transferred illegally to the Greek islands via boats from Turkey’s coasts. The investigation has helped to locate and stop over 2,500 illegal immigrants from Somalia, who were ready to cross into Greek territory from Turkey.

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30 illegal Pakistani immigrants deported from Greece

The first flight to return illegal immigrants of Pakistani nationality back to their country of origin took place late yesterday afternoon from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. Yesterday’s flight returns 30 Pakistanis…

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Greece re-establishes Ministry of Migration and Asylum

The establishment of a new Ministry of Migration and Asylum was announced on Wednesday by government spokesman Stelios Petsas. The government’s decision came just six months after it had scrapped the ministry.…