Illegal Migration Into Europe Up Nearly 60%

The number of illegal migrants reaching the European Union is up almost 60% in 2021, according to new data released by Frontex.

More than 82,000 illegal border crossings were recorded in the first seven months of this year, a 59% increase over the same period in 2020.

The month of July also saw a spike in multiple comparisons with 17,300 illegal crossings – up from 14,600 in June and 33 percent more than July of last year.

"Migratory pressure continued to build up on the eastern frontiers of the European Union with more than 3,000 illegal entries from Belarus registered at the border to Lithuania in July. In the meantime, Poland registered around 180 detections, and Latvia – 200," Frontex explained in the report.

Infowars Europe has frequently highlighted an explosion of Middle Easterners and African passing through Belarus into neighboring countries amid deteriorating relations between Minsk and the European Union.

While recorded incursions into multiple European sectors stayed consistent or decreased from last year, some regions experienced sharp spikes in migrant traffic.

"The Western Balkan route saw 3,600 detections in July, 67% more than a year ago. The total number of illegal border crossings this year rose by 90% and amounted to 22,600," the agency reports.

The majority of illegal aliens entering the Western Balkans hail from Afghanistan, Syria, and Morocco.

More than 30,800 illegal entries were recorded in the Central Mediterranean – specifically Italy – nearly twice the number in 2020.

Prior to the onset of the COVID crisis and related border closures, illegal migration into Europe was soaring, along with asylum applications.

In mid-2020, Europol predicted a flood of migration from third world countries heavily affected by global lockdowns and economic deceleration.


Germany’s largest pathology union is warning COVID vaccines are accounting for 30-40% of deaths.

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