Thousands Of Illegal Immigrants Enter Europe Through Greece
Illegal immigrants watch from behind a fence as police patrol the perimeter of a detention center at Amygdaleza, on the northern fringes of Athens, Monday, April 30, 2012. Greek authorities have opened the first detention center for illegal migrants, under a new anti-immigration drive launched shortly before Sunday's national election. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
The men standing in the train station of Nea Vyssa, a small farming village in the far northeastern corner of Greece, are soaking wet. Oyud, 20, Yousuf, 34, and seven other young Bangladeshi men have arrived in Europe. It's 7 o'clock in the morning, it's cold and their clothes cling to their skin. The men are shivering, and one has a bleeding wound across his face.
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Filed by Clare Richardson