In a series of raids, the Greek authorities have arrested and detained 6,000 illegal immigrants pending their deportation. An estimated one million illegal immigrants — nearly 10% of the population — currently reside in Greece.
In other immigration news, according to a new report, 25% of Polish workers living in Ireland are now on the dole.
In other news, in order to escape the death penalty, Jared Loughner pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding thirteen others, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in a shooting spree in Tucson last year.
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