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Egyptian Immigrants Seeking Greece End Up Back in Egypt
Saturday, May 15 (Issue 8)
by Raymon Kondos

CAIRO (youregypt.com) - 44 Egyptians were recently arrested for attempting to illegally immigrate to Greece. The infiltrators have paid a fraudster to transport them to the Greek shore.

After one week of sailing in the sea, the boat’s captain returned them back near to the shore of Alexandria, the Mediterranean city of Egypt, and asked the hopeful immigrants to “swim to Greek beach.”

The beach of Alexandria
The beach of Alexandria

Each of the victims had paid about 15'000 thousands (2'400 dollars) to fulfill their dreams in immigrating to the European continent without acquiring a visa.

Incited by bad economic conditions in Egypt , citizens have been immigrating to the developed nations over the past few decades. Following 11 September 2001 attacks on the USA , and stricter immigration rules by Western states, immigration-seeking Egyptians opted for illegal means.

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