Human migration

Ferry carrying hundreds of migrants from Lesvos reaches Piraeus

A ferry carrying 249 undocumented migrants from the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos docked at the port of Piraeus at 6.30 a.m. on Monday with another ferry to follow. 

Buses were waiting at the port to collect the migrants and transfer them to reception facilities on the mainland. 

"Thousands of Students are not Getting Ready to Go Anywhere." Students' Brigades in the US have been Delayed

As General Mutafchiiski said earlier: "Thousands of students are not getting ready to go anywhere."

Students need to cool off their enthusiasm.

The US has delayed this program and the issuance of visas until May 12, Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said.
She explained that there are around 50-60 000 seasonal workers from Bulgaria every year.

Nearly 13,800 Unaccompanied Minor Migrants Sought Asylum in the EU in 2019

In 2019, 13 800 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the 27 Member States of the European Union (EU) were considered to be unaccompanied minors, nearly 20% fewer than in 2018 (16 800), continuing the downward trend that started after the peak year 2015 (92 000). In 2019, at the EU level, unaccompanied minors accounted for 7% of all asylum applicants aged less than 18.

Realty sector to boom from Q4

The Greek property market looks set to find itself in a privileged position once the travel restrictions are lifted and foreign investors return. The main attraction will once again be the Golden Visa residence permit program for those who invest at least 250,000 euros in Greek realty, providing they originate from non-European Union countries.