The Halina Nieć Legal Aid Center for several years now has been consistently involved in legal assistance and advocacy in the favor of stateless persons in Poland. The outbreak of war in Ukraine has caused an unprecedented wave of refugees that entered Poland, a portion of whom were found to be undocumented, stateless or at risk of statelessness. The Ukrainian humanitarian crisis has therefore highlighted protections gaps and inadequate legal framework for statelessness in Poland. The HNLAC has doubled its efforts geared not only towards providing legal assistance in individual cases but also advocating for adoption of a dedicated statelessness identification procedure and ensuring protection to the stateless from Ukraine coming to Poland.
Difficulties in assessing the number of stateless
Read this short information to prepare for your interview in the refugee procedure. If you have additional questions, please contact our lawyers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at: +48 693 390 502
An interview is the most important piece of evidence in the refugee procedure!
On its basis, the Office for Foreigners (Urząd do spraw Cudzoziemców) collects information and learns about what happened in your life, the reason why you had to flee your country of origin, and the reason why you cannot return there.
Everything you say during the interview and the information collected will be the basis of a decision in your case. It means, that the answers that you give during the interview are very important – they
The Halina Nieć Legal Aid Center has been supporting refugees from Ukraine since the first day of the war. Our Center runs additional legal aid stations where people from Ukraine can receive information in Ukrainian and Russian. We also offer legal assistance to people arriving from Ukraine who do not have Ukrainian citizenship - stateless persons and third-country nationals. We also provide legal support for unaccompanied minors.
HOTLINE: 725 449 374
CHILDREN'S CASES (Krakow and surrounding areas): 725 449 356
Here you will find our free legal aid points:
1. Blue Dot, Tauron Arena Kraków, S. Lema 7 str.: Mon - Fri 9.00 - 16.00
2. Information Point, Galeria Kazimierz, intersection of Rzeznicza str. and Gęsia str.: Mon, Wed,