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New wave of illegal migrants hits Poland’s Silesia region: report

by A.P.

Due to the global economic crisis, migrants from poor countries have nothing to lose and are increasingly eager to come to Poland, warns the Silesian Border Guard

The Silesian division of the Polish Border Guard has recently been reporting about a rise in foreigners who are found during illegal attempts to enter Poland. So far, there have been arrests in Rybnik, Bielsko and Sosnowiec counties — all in the Silesian Voivodship.

Two illegal migrants detained in Rybnik

Last week, railway protection services in Rybnik discovered two people without identificationon the grounds of the station building in the cargo space of a freight train. They are believed to be from Afghanistan.

Silesian Border Guard Press Officer Katarzyna Jesionowska announced that a medical examination determined that the migrants were young, aged 14 and 15 years. The teenagers were detained in an educational care facility until Border Guard officers confirm their identity and citizenship.

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