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Bulgaria Immigration Detention

Bulgaria is a transit country for immigration into Europe. Although the overall numbers of migrants entering the country have been smaller than in neighbouring Poland and Hungary, Bulgaria has been pressured by the European Union to restrict irregular entrants.

Bulgaria Quick Facts

  • Immigration detainees:
    973
    Detained minors:
    247
    Persons expelled :
    835
    International migrants:
    84,100
    New asylum applications :
    1,387