4,100 foreigners filed the application on the provision of international protection in Poland in 2018. It is for 1,000 applications less than in 2017 as Polske Radio reported citing Yakub Dudziak, the spokesperson of Foreigners Office.
“Last year the number of the foreigners, who asked the international protection in Poland continued to decrease,” he said.
According to Dudziak, only 406 foreigners had all the necessary conditions to get the refugee status.
“The negative decisions were made toward 2,100 people. 1,900 cases were stopped,” the official noted.
The majority of the applications on the provision of international protection were filed by the Russians (2,700 people), Ukrainians (466 people) and Tadzhikistan (144 people).
Ukrainians (95 people), Russians (75 people) and Iraqis (27 people) got the majority of the positive decisions.
212 foreigners got the so-called national protection in the form of the agreement for the tolerant stay or on the humanitarian reasons.
The international protection is provided to the foreigners in the case if prosecution threats person in the country of origin or a person can face the obvious risk to life or health.
Earlier Ambassador of Israel to Ukraine Joel Lion said that 10% of the Ukrainian tourists, who come to Israel, are the illegal migrants.
As we reported the Ukrainian labor migrants have sent to Ukraine 600 million euro from the Czech Republic.