ALL, Emigration

Poles abroad: Polonia or emigration?

According to the PWN dictionary of Polish language, the term Polonia refers to ‘Poles living permanently abroad’, while emigration is defined as 'departure from their home country to another country to settle there’, ‘continuous or periodic residence in another country’ or ‘generally, commonality of immigrants living in a given country’. It should be noted, however,… Continue reading Poles abroad: Polonia or emigration?

ALL, Emigration

Reasons for emigration, permanent settlement or return

Polish emigration to the United Kingdom during the Second World War and after it had a political dimension, while the wave after Poland's accession to the EU – was by economic. As shown by the latest survey, the current Polish emigration to the UK and Ireland consist mainly of young and educated people – mostly… Continue reading Reasons for emigration, permanent settlement or return