What do the monthly data of the Ministry of Immigration and Asylum say?.
Against 29,6% (29,57% actually) the number of residents decreased hosting structures των ελληνικών νησιών τον Ιούλιο σε σχέση με την 1η Ιανουαρίου του 2020, according to its monthly data Ministry of Immigration and Asylum.
Specifically, at the beginning of the year the total number of refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants on the islands it was 42.007 people and on 31 July 2020 it was 29.579.
also, as relayed by Athinaikos – Macedonian News Agency, the residents of ΚΥΤ of the islands decreased in between 01/01/2020 and 31/07/2020 against 32,2%.
The increase in inland transport played a major role in decongesting the islands. From the beginning of the year until July 2020 were made 21.686 transport, while transport for the whole 2019 had risen to 21.504.
During the quarter of May – June – July 2020 shipments increased by 370% in relation to its respective interval 2019. Specifically, were transferred 9.929 people during this time, when last year the corresponding period were transferred 2.114.
Pending first and second degree asylum decisions were reduced by 29% compared to December 2019 and against 3,6% in July compared to June 2020.
They are pending today 98.279 decisions against 101.901 in June 2020 and 138.125 in December 2019. At the same time the first degree asylum decisions in the quarter of May – June – July 2020 increased by 106% in relation to the corresponding period 2019. From the decisions issued during May – July 2020, the 25% were positive, the 37% negative and the 38% were filed.
Respectively, the same period 2019 the 37% of decisions were positive, the 57% negative and the 6% was put on file.
In the Helios integration program, implemented by the International Organization for Migration, have been registered as of 31 July 2020 13.251 individuals. The new leases in July 2020 amounted to 1.015 from 921 which was a month earlier. Alongside, have enrolled in integration courses 1.337 beneficiaries of international protection and 1.409 people attend counseling seminars on job orientation issues.
also, last month's figures show a decrease of 90% of arrivals in the islands and Evros in the last quarter, in relation to its respective interval 2019, however increase in arrivals in July by 24,3% compared to a month earlier.
End, on July 2020 left the country 1.030 individuals. Specifically, took place 334 deportations and returns of third-country nationals, although returns under the EU Joint Declaration. – Turkey have not been carried out since last March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As mentioned in the relevant newsletter, "Despite the lifting of pandemic measures, from 1/6 the requests of missions-returns of the Greek authorities have not been answered "from the neighboring country. also, were made 129 voluntary departures through the International Organization for Migration, 106 voluntary departures of migrants from Greece to their countries of origin, and 239 transfers to states – EU members, under the Dublin Regulation.
In his statement for the above data, the Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Notis Mitarakis, He pointed out that "by implementing a balanced immigration policy with a plan, we are turning the page on the immigration problem.. Already the decongestion of all the islands of B.. Aegean that for years bear the brunt of this crisis continues at a steady pace ".
also, he added that “now, A key priority is the restriction of accommodation, as we close 67 structures within the year ".