Subsequently, however, he reported frustration with the harsh reality faced, He was asked for thousands of euros by 'intermediaries "to help him to go to Sweden on 32 times, he said, but the Asylum Service in Katechaki has failed to consider the request, and claimed that he accepted "bad behavior".
"Some Sudanese people had been waiting for ten years in Greece in order to consider the request to be granted asylum" argued the community representative of Sudan, said that while people often originating from this country are victims of racist attacks in Greece. For its part, the representative of the Somali community noted that the main problem facing Somalis in Greece is that they can very easily be found in prison because they have no legal documents. As stressed also have no money to seek legal assistance and invited NGOs to support them.
Vanda Tsakatara, Director of Social Awareness and Solidarity in the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Welfare, said that the issue of immigration is one of the priorities of the government and referred to the relevant EU funds declining consistently becomes more difficult to meet the needs cover on respect to this matter by the Ministry of Labour.
"The debate about inmigrants and refugees under 18 years old is a vital subject and not a matter of luxury" said Maria Kouvelis, president of the Council for the Integration of Immigrants in the municipality of Athens, while Daphne Kapetanaki, from the High Commissioner for Refugees, noted that it is a very important role of immigrant communities to be more involved in decision making.
"For us the most important are those who enter the country to have a safe and decent living," said Angela Chrysochoidou-Argyropoulos, President of the Board of the Greek Council for Refugees.