In the spring of 2016, Austria closed it's borders to asylum-seekers, creating a domino-effect down the Balkan Route. More than 57,000 asylum-seekers, the majority from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, were stranded in Greece. At the Idomeni border camp, which is also a train station, immigrants found shelter in sleeper trains parked at the station.
Hundreds of tents pitched along train lines on the Greek side of the Greek Macedonian border at Idomeni, an informal camp and home to about 10,000 refugees and asylum seekers who wish to continue their journeys to Western Europe.
Young Syrian men resting in the afternoon sun aboard a platform train parked at Idomeni station.
Men sleep inside one of the train berths parked at Idomeni station.
Maryam and Zehra, two ethnic Hazara sisters with their children in the parked train they occuppied at Idomeni station.
Child's drawing depicting a boy jumping over the Macedonian border fence drawn on the window of a sleeper car parked at Idomeni station.
A young man from Damascus, Syria, kept count of the days he stayed at Idomeni camp where he and other draft dodgers stayed after being trapped in Greece.
Protesting immigrants pushed an abandoned train wagon towards the border during a protest on May 18, 2016, at Idomeni camp. Clashes ensued between Greek police, who fired tear gas and stun grenades, and immigrants.
Leen Issa comforts her daughter, 11 year-old Rezan, who was suffering from the effects of tear gas exposure from clashes the previous night. Rezan had open heart surgery as a baby and still suffers from a heart condition.
A family living inside a sleeper car parked at Idomeni station.
Immigrants leaving Idomeni Camp in Greece. Greek police nearly completed an operation to evacuate the camp and remove tents where approximately 8000 immigrants and refugees who have been camping since early March.
Immigrants leaving Idomeni Camp in Greece during the evacuation of the camp. Greek police completed an operation to evacuate the camp and remove tents where approximately 8000 immigrants and refugees who have been camping since early March.