The data displays some migration pressure mainly along the Bulgarian-Serbian border, which the illegally residing ones try to cross and get to Western Europe.
A total of 2,140 illegally residing foreigners were nabbed while trying to enter or leave the state in the period 1 January ' 31 August 2017.
This is 82.8% less than 2016, the Ministry says.
1315 people were accommodated in the centers of the State Agency for Refugees by the beginning of September 2017. This is only 25% of the capacity of refugee centers. 33% of the accommodated are Syrians, 28% of Afghanistan. 484 were accommodated in the "closed-type" centers of the Migration Directorate of the Ministry of Interior, which is 51.5% of their capacity. 22% of the residents are from Afghanistan and 17.6% from Iraq. 427 were accommodated outside the centers.
1, 519 illegally foreigners have been taken out of the country since the start of the year, 40% of them from Afghanistan and 28.5% coming from Iraq.
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