According to statistics from the European Union, 757,000 Ukrainian citizens were issued a residence permit last year. Almost four-fifths of the permits were issued by Poland. For 87% of Ukrainians, the main reason for obtaining a residence permit was work.
The second largest group of foreigners who were allowed to live by the European Union in 2019 are citizens of Morocco - 133,000 people, followed by Indians (131,000 people), Chinese (110,000), Brazilians (101,000), Syrians (95,000) and Russians (76,000).
Among them, the main reasons for obtaining the first residence permit in the EU are family circumstances (33%), work (25%) and education (17%). Poland issued a quarter of all first residence permits to citizens of non-EU countries (724,000).
Of these, 54% were boys, 46% girls. Of all those adopted in the United States, 150 children were teenagers from 13 to 17 years old. Another 109 children who were adopted by American couples were between the ages of 5 and 12.