Though the country has agreed to accept just 6,800 refugees from Syria and Eritrea, critics say even that is too many.
Antiracism groups across Europe have reported a spike in attacks on Muslims and other minorities in recent days.
This trend is particularly strong in Eastern Europe.
In Poland, where a new right-wing government wants to make it harder for refugees to enter, those already there are becoming increasingly fearful.
Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from Warsaw.