Events at the Polish-Belarusian border, where a group of refugees tried to enter Poland illegally, are a test of the efficiency of our state. The Warsaw Enterprise Institute believes that the reaction of the Polish government, which is trying to prevent illegal border crossings, is correct. However, this occasion also reveals the need to review the work of the Polish Border Guard and, if necessary, to strengthen its resources – so that responses to similar crises in the future do not resemble improvisation. At the same time, we would like to point out that the issue of border security should be separated from the issue of immigration policy. Poland should finally develop a clear framework so that the influx of immigrants – especially from Ukraine – alleviates the problems of the Polish labor market and demography. Immigrants who wish to work and live in Poland should be able to do so.
Almost 4,000 zloty! – this is how much this year’s gifts from the government cost the average taxpayer in Poland
New gifts from the government Sly Santa, distributed in 2021, will cost PLN 3761 for each working Pole. This is less than last year, but