The new code immigration policy was presented today by the leadership of the Ministry of Interior.
Under the new provisions , the approximately 358,000 legal aliens will have the opportunity to seek their fortunes abroad .
Those who hold a lengthy national residence permits , you can change them in European long-term residence permits , acquiring the right to live and work in any EU country .
Specifically , the new immigration code presented Monday at a press conference the political leadership of the Ministry of Interior provides simplified procedures for issuing residence permits , reducing the required documents by 20 .
Citizenship at 18 for the children of legal immigrants, long-term residents
Deputy Interior Minister Leonidas Grigorakos said that with the new legislative initiative will be given a residence permit for the children of legal immigrants, long-term residents .
When they reach the age of 18, they can submit the required documents in order to activate the procedure for granting citizenship .
Also , the authorization for a long stay , legal immigrants in Greece will be able to travel to other EU countries .
" For the first time Greece acquires Immigration Code. Addresses the issues of second-generation immigrants , who provide the rights of long -term resident in Greece , "he said of his part, Interior Minister Yiannis Michelakis .
In a single framework all provisions
For the first time come under a single umbrella , the 20 laws , 6 PDs and 42 regulatory instruments relating to money and the renewal of residence permits of foreigners.
Reduced 50 different residence permits to 19 at the most important long-term resident . Additional work permits are categorized by 4 to 1. In this way, the paperwork for renewal is limited , since more than 20 documents are deleted.