Greece has long been a destination and transit point for migrants from Senegal to Pakistan because of its long coastline with numerous islands as well as its border with Turkey beckoning migrants from Asia.
The latest political poll issued in January puts New Democracy in the lead, shifting positions with the coalition of the extreme left, SYRIZA, which falls into second place. Golden Dawn remains consistent in third place.
As the date of the May 6 Greek elections draw near it is apparent that support for the mainstream parties is at an all time low. A new poll shows that anti-bailout parties could dominate a coalition government.