In Greece, restrictive, complicated and lengthy bureaucratic procedures for legal immigration and the prolongation of residence permits indirectly encourage irregular entry and stay. Due to the substantial size of the largely uncontrolled shadow economy, irregular work is easier to find than regular work, even for regular migrants. Policy responses include ? largely ineffective ? border controls and regularization schemes.
CLANDESTINO Policy Brief (July 2009)
Stocks (July 2012)