Polish border guards in 2016 was not allowed in the country for almost 23 thousand Ukrainians

The Polish border guard service in 2016 was not allowed in the country 22 thousand 864 citizen of Ukraine. It’s on 437 more than in 2015 (22 thousand 427 people). This is stated in the letter of the Border guard in response to a request for information to UKRINFORM.

The largest group of Ukrainians who were denied entry to Poland, are people who had at itself the documents confirming the purpose and conditions of stay in Poland (over 10.2 thousand persons). Compared to 2015, the number of refusals for this reason declined significantly by more than 1.8 thousand

The second most popular reason of refusal of entry Ukrainians to the territory of Poland is the absence of a valid visa or another valid document to stay in Poland. Compared to 2015 year in this category there was an increase in the number of failures by almost 1 million (more than 6.3 thousand).

In the absence of sufficient funds for his stay during the specified period in Poland or a lack of funds to return home by Polish border guards in 2016 were not allowed in the country for more than 1.8 thousand citizens of Ukraine (almost 400 more than in 2015).

The prohibition of entry to Poland for more than 4.5 million Ukrainians, the Polish border guards belong to the category «other reasons». In comparison with the year 2015 the number of failures in this category last year increased by nearly 1 thousand

Earlier it was reported that labour migrants from Ukraine, whose number is increasing every year in Poland, help save the system of social insurance (ZUS) in the conditions of demographic crisis and increase the number of Polish pensioners by reducing the retirement age in the country.

We will remind, in December 2015 for Ukrainians simplified rules of crossing the Polish border. Poland issues more visas to Ukrainians than any other EU country.

It was also reported that Poland could grant Ukrainians the right to permanent residence.

Polish border guards in 2016 was not allowed in the country for almost 23 thousand Ukrainians 23.01.2017

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