According to the International Organization of Migration figures, 7,795 of the economic migrants and welfare seekers invaded Europe by sea, and 811 by land as of February 7, 2018. At least 186,768 fake asylum seekers invaded Europe this way in 2017, and 392,879 in 2016, the IOM added.
New Observer The main nationalities of the invaders are, in descendant order, as follows:
VIA ITALY: Nigeria, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Bangladesh, Mali, and Eritrea;
VIA GREECE: Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, and Algeria;
VIA SPAIN: Morocco, Algeria, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, and Syria;
VIA BULGARIA: Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey, and Pakistan.
In 2017, at least 92 percent of the invaders landed by sea (172,362) to Italy, Greece, Spain and Cyprus. The remaining 14,406 invaded Europe by using land routes to the Spanish enclaves Ceuta and Melilla in North Africa (6,293) and from Turkey to Greece (5,551) and Bulgaria (2,562).
The IOM also revealed in its “Flows Compilation Report” for Decemebr 2017 that under the “EU Relocation Scheme”—through which that organization moves migrant wannabes from the countries of landing to other EU nations, another 106,000 fake refugees were moved from their landing points in Greece and Italy to elsewhere in Europe.
To date, 25 countries have committed to make places available under the scheme, namely Austria (50) Belgium (1,530), Bulgaria (1,070), Croatia (316), Cyprus (205), Czech Republic (50), Estonia (396), Finland (2,128), France (6,940), Germany (13,250), Ireland (1,152), Latvia (627), Liechtenstein (10), Lithuania (1,160), Luxembourg (545), Malta (205), the Netherlands (2,825), Norway (1,500), Poland (100), Portugal (3,218), Romania (2,182), Slovakia (60), Slovenia (579), Spain (2,500), Sweden (3,777) and Switzerland (1,530) with an overall number of 47,905 places.
In addition, another 54,000 invaders without papers claiming to be Syrians were flown out of Turkey for “resettlement” in Europe.