Rus News Journal

For three days from Moscow have turned out 230 illegal immigrants

In Moscow from January, 12 till January, 14th 2009. Operation " was spent; the Illegal migrant in which course for rough infringements of the migratory legislation from capital 230 foreigners have been turned out.
as have informed in a press - service of capital management of Federal migratory service of the Russian Federation (UFMS), in total during operation it has been revealed 1,2 thousand infringements of the migratory legislation.
employees of migratory service have checked up more than 180 objects of industrial production, building, trade, consumer services and have looked through more than 3 thousand the foreign citizens living and working in Moscow.
following the results of actions of 1 thousand foreigners for infringement of a mode of stay in Russia and realisation of labour activity without corresponding documents are involved in administrative responsibility.
In UFMS have informed that the total sum of the penalties imposed on foreigners and employers, breaking the migratory legislation, has made 31 million rbl.
According to authorities of the capital, in Moscow only the sixth part of labour migrants have the work permit. For 10 months 2008. In a city it has been registered 1,5 million visitors from which a little more than 400 thousand persons have obtained the permit to labour activity, and notices on employment from employers in UFMS have presented only 250 thousand persons.
the number of visitors in capital last year is comparable with 2007. During all 2007. In a city it has been registered 1,7 million migrants. However the decision to cut by half in 2009 is already accepted. A quota on foreign workers in a city. In 2008. It made 105 thousand persons from the countries with a visa regime of entrance to the Russian Federation and 195 thousand - of the countries with a visa-free regime. According to city authorities, for Moscow there can be a serious problem an oversaturation of a labour market migrants, especially in the conditions of financial crisis.