Clash between small group of refugees and Greek police escalated into large-scale protests.
An agreement between the European Union and Turkey, which took effect on March 20, severely limits the options of Syrian refugees.
It's been a long journey, one that skirted death at least once. So Ali Jaffari at first thought it was a scam when a Greek friend offered his family of four a room at a three-star hotel in Athens.
An empty three-star Athens hotel is now home to more than 300 refugees.
The movement of refugees into Europe has subsided, but there are still thousands of migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe who are awaiting word on their status: Will they be granted asylum, or not?
Pulitzer Center grantee talks about her project "In Limbo: Kenya’s Exodus to Europe."
Some migrants work for years to save enough for a trip that requires them to risk their lives. Some are turned back at international borders, but many others slip unnoticed into Europe.
The arrival of over 500,000 refugees to the Greek island of Lesbos in 2015 has turned the eastern shoreline into a crisis zone. Locals, NGOs and volunteers have come together to care for arrivals.
Dr. Zoi Livaditou is a Lesbos native. She has worked as an emergency medicine doctor in war zones in places like Afghanistan, Gaza and Haiti. Now crisis has come to her home.
On the Greek island of Lesbos, thousands of Syrians are arriving each day. But will empathy for an earlier flood of refugees trump the fear of being overrun?
Syrian refugees on Lesbos head to Europe in search of "peace and security."
Growing anti-immigrant sentiment in the wake of the Paris attacks could put stress on the Greek island of Lesbos, where 3,000 refugees arrive each day.