Eurocrats will impose checks between Greece and EU countries after deciding the country has failed to control the migrant influx.
EU officials have formally served the Greek government with notice that it will be sealed off.
Documents composed in Brussels now give the country three months to fix the “serious deficiencies” in their border control regime.
But EU sources say that the requirements are so stiff that struggling Greece has no hope of being able to shape up in time.
The rules are an emergency provision to protect the Schengen agreement, which tore down borders across mainland Europe in 1995.
Greece will be allowed back into the passport-free zone in 2018 if it manages to take back control of its borders.
Full article: SCHENGEN CRUMBLES: Greece to be KICKED OUT of passport-free zone over migrant crisis (Express)