Rus News Journal

Procedure of reception of the Russian citizenship

the State Duma is simplified has accepted in the second and the third, definitive, reading the bill simplifying procedure of reception of citizenship of the Russian Federation for the former citizens of the USSR. Corresponding amendments are brought in law article 14 About citizenship of the Russian Federation .
we Will remind, earlier obtain the Russian citizenship without any additional conditions provided by the state, inhabitants of the former union republics who till July, 1st, 2002 have been registered in a residence in the Russian Federation could or have obtained the permit to time residing in the country. Besides, in case of giving of the corresponding statement till January, 1st, 2006 citizenship could be received even without preliminary residence permit.
the amendments approved today simplify procedure of reception of citizenship even more. In - the first, term of giving of statements lasts till January, 1st, 2008. And in - the second, under the simplified procedure of reception of citizenship also those citizens of the former union republics who have lodged in territory of Russia after July, 1st, 2002, that is after the law introduction " now get; About citizenship of the Russian Federation in force.
According to the law, reception of citizenship is meant the simplified order without five years` continuous residing, presence of a lawful source of means of subsistence and kind granting on a residence.
we will remind that in 2006 the Federal migratory service (FMS) is going to spend amnesty for citizens of the CIS illegally working in territory of the Russian Federation. Under this experiment, according to head FMS Vyacheslav Postavnina, 8 regions in which it will be amnestied about 1 million illegal immigrants will get.
now, under the different data, the number of illegal migrants in Russia fluctuates from 7 to 14 million.