Locked content Poland asks EU to drop case against Warsaw over EU migrant scheme

The Polish government filed a motion to the European Commission to withdraw its legal proceedings against Warsaw over its migrant relocation quotas, adding that it is ready to go to court if necessary. “Poland has sent a motion to the European Commission requesting it to discontinue its ongoing infr...

Locked content EU dismisses bid to annul the refugee allocation plan

The European Union dismissed the motion filed by Slovakia and Hungary to annul the 2015 EU relocation plan. “The contested decision automatically helps to relieve the considerable pressure on the asylum systems of Italy and Greece following the migration crisis in the summer of 2015 and is thus appr...

Locked content Poland has a right to say no to refugees – Kaczyński

Poland has a moral right to say ‘no’ to refugees, Law and Justice (PiS) leader, Jarosław Kaczyński said at his party’s convention. “We have not exploited the countries from which these refugees are coming to Europe these days, we have not used their labor force and finally we have not in...

Locked content Poland will not accept migrants without verification process

Deputy Defence Minister Michał Dworczyk said that Poland will not accept any refugees if there is no verification process in place. “Until we have a mechanism to verify people who can settle in Poland, we will not accept them,” Dworczyk explained. “Determining the identity of people when it is not k...
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EU opens legal case against Poland over migration

The European Commission launched a legal case on against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic for refusing to take in asylum seekers. “I regret to see that, despite our repeated calls to pledge to relocate, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland have not yet taken the necessary action,” the EU...

Locked content EU to take Poland to court over migration

The European Commission will open legal cases against Poland Hungary and Czechia on Tuesday for not accepting any asylum-seekers, according to various media outlets. This would be a first step in the infringement procedures that could be launched against EU member states for not meeting their legal ...

Locked content Constitutional referendum won’t cover refugees – Duda

According to President Andrzej Duda, the constitutional referendum planned for November next year, should not cover issues related to accepting refugees. According to Duda, this issue should be voted along with the parliamentary elections in 2019. The referendum planned for November 11, 2018 will as...

Locked content Kaczyński blames EU migrant crisis on Merkel

Leader of the Poland’s ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) Jarosław Kaczyński blamed German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the ongoing migrant crisis in the EU. “ We have not opened Europe for refugees, Merkel has. And it is Merkel and Germany that have to bear the consequences, not Poland,” he sa...

Locked content EU to Poland, Hungary: take in refugees or face sanctions

The European Commission, called for EU member states to start accepting asylum-seekers by June, according to previous agreements, or they could face consequences. The only two member states, which did not took in a single person are Poland and Hungary. “It cannot be that while the majority of member...

Locked content Szydło: Poland won’t give in to blackmail over migration

Polish PM Beata Szydło said that Poland won’t be forced by Brussels to accept migrants from the Middle East. “I am resistant to ‘blackmail and pressure’, which are used in Brussels,” Szydło said, commenting on the recent article in The Times, which reported that Poland and Hungary could be for...