Latest data from Poland’s Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) shows that the number of foreign citizens – specifically, people from countries outside the EU – working in the country has gone up.
Over 1,400 Belarusians sought help and protection in Poland between August 18 and December 13, according to new figures from the Polish Border Guard.
The ultimatum comes from the Belarusian people, Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said in Warsaw on Tuesday, commenting on her recent demands of Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko.
Over 700 Belarusians have arrived in Poland under humanitarian procedures granting international protection due to the difficult situation in the country, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs an Administration Bartosz Grodecki told PAP on Wednesday.
An increasing number of Belarusians are applying for applications for international protection in Poland in 2020. Eighty-two such requests were filed in September alone, a spokesman for the Office for Foreigners, Jakub Dudziak, has told PAP.
From Thursday, Belarusians will be allowed to enter Poland via visas issued for tourist purposes and by those issued for participation in the Poland.Business Harbour programme, according to a new Ministry of Interior and Administration regulation.
The city has attracted thousands of Belarusians over the years.