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Key facts of the case:
B. family of Mongolian origin has been living in Poland since 2000. The family was fully integrated with Polish society. One member has been working as translator, another one has been working as merchant. Their children were students of the University of Science and Technology in Krakow. One child was who was born in Poland, attending primary school. Since 2004 they have been trying to legalise their stay in Poland. In 2010 and beginning of 2011 four of them were detained by the Border Guards and placed in Guarded Centre in Przemysl. Their detention caused large media and society attention and protest of their friends against possible expulsion. The petion against their deportation was signed by more than 8300 persons. During stay in the Guarded Centre they applied for the refugee status. On 4 February 2011 r. they were granted tolerated stay in Poland by the Head of the Office for Foreigners.
Results (sanctions) and key consequences or implications of the case:
Stay of the B. family in Poland is considered to be legal for indefinite time.