Migrants stuck in Greece grow to 57,458, on a technicality

June 7, 2016 9:05 AM

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Migrants stuck in Greece grow to 57,458, on a technicality

ATHENS, Greece – The number of refugees and other migrants trapped in Greece has grown in a day by about 5,000 to 57,458 after officials started counting people in a U.N. housing program.

Most have been stuck in the financially struggling country since a series of Balkan border closures stopped migratory flows from Turkey to Europe's prosperous heartland.

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