The European Commission has introduced a voluntary, month-long programme to the financial migrants in Greek islands providing them 2 000 euros per individual to return home, British information portal The Guardian reports.
EU’s home affairs commissioner, Ylva Johansson, introduced this on Thursday, March 12, as an try to ease determined circumstances in camps, located on the jap Aegean islands of Greece.
«Refugees is not going to return, after all, they will’t return, however financial migrants that possibly know they won’t get a constructive asylum resolution may very well be in doing that,» The Guardian quoted the commissioner as saying.
Since 2016, 18,151 individuals have opted to return home from Greece below a voluntary returns programme funded by the EU and run by the United Nations’ International Organization for Migration. Only about one-fifth of them had been on the islands, the Guardian studies.