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Traditionally a country of emigration, Poland has become an increasingly attractive magnet for immigrants, especially from neighbouring former Soviet republics such as Ukraine and Belarus, as it notches up high rates of economic growth.

Under the amnesty, economic migrants and unsuccessful asylum seekers will be able from Jan. 1 to receive a resident card for two years that will allow them to work legally in Poland.

"Poland is becoming a more attractive country for foreigners because its growing economic position is leading it to become a destination country and not just a transition country as it has been so far," said Rafal Rogala of the immigration office.

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