Some 132,000 Ukrainian nationals have found employment in Poland since February 24, when Russia invaded their country, the Polish family and social policy minister said on Friday.
Organized by the National Institute of Remembrance (IPN), the project, titled ‘Trails of Hope; the Odyssey of Freedom’, was originally undertaken to mark the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the operation that saw both civilians and soldiers evacuated from the USSR as part of the so-called Anders Army.
Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 3,000,000 people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Thursday morning.
About half of the three million Ukrainians who have crossed the Polish border since Russia invaded Ukraine intend to stay in Poland, a senior government official has said.
German police have arrested about 50 armed far-right activists who planned to attack migrants crossing the German-Polish border.
The Polish prime minister has said Poland will build a fence along the entire length of the Polish-Belarusian border to stop what he described as waves of immigrants entering Poland.
Data released by EuroStat shows that Poland handed out 724,000 residency permits which accounted for a whopping 25 percent of the total permits issued by EU members.
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Of the 232,000 work permits issued in the first six months of 2019, over 23,000 were given to citizens of 10 Asian countries who found Poland to be “a better life, better wages, a safe life, law which is in force and respected.”
According to data published on Thursday, Poles, who are the largest national minority in the country, are the group which is slowest in registering, as only 17 percent have done so (154,000 out of the estimated 905,000 people).