Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russia Plans to Fingerprint Migrant Workers
8.11.2013 08:42
Russia Plans to Fingerprint Migrant Workers
http://fed.sibnovosti.ru/society/237821-otpechatki-paltsev-inostrantsev-vnesut-v-edinuyu-bazu

According to new migration rules in Russia, residents from former Soviet republics arriving to seek a job will have to carry a foreign passport and possibly have their fingerprints taken when entering Russia.

      Currently, residents of former Soviet republics are allowed to enter Russia with only a so-called domestic passport, which is more like ID than a passport for foreign travel.

      Foreign passports will be registered separately and Russian border guards will be able to stamp it in order to keep track of such incomers’ cross-border movements, which is now almost impossible with a domestic passport.

      That regime will come into force in 2015, Russian Labor and Social Development Minister Maxim Topilin announced.

      “Fingerprinting will possibly also be introduced,” the minister added. He noted, however, that there were no plans to impose a visa regime for such states.

      There are currently about 5 or 6 million foreigners working in Russia, and only 2 million of them are legally employed, the minister said. It often stimulates mass public discontent over rising numbers of foreign workers and repeated crimes linked to them.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: migrant workers Russian legislation migration in Russia Russian society  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Sergey Stepashin  Russian economy  Booking System  Pskov Region  Khabarovsk  Arthouse  Sokolniki Park  The Romanov Family  Barysh  Moscow cosmetic factory Svoboda  Russian television  Modern Art  Saint Petersburg  Russian science  Russian media  Exhibitions in Moscow  Museums of Russia  Russian National Football Team   Russian Animation  Russian Cinema  Russian visa  Christmas  Rostov-on-Don  Elliott Erwitt  Russian nationalists  Nikita Mikhalkov  Monuments in Kirov  3D Shows  EU sanctions  Dubna   Alexey Kudrin  Alexey Navalny  Pobeda  Russian tourism  Grisha Bruskin  Russian political parties  Russian Aircrafts  Ulyana Lopatkina  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Tractor  Russian business  Rostov  Sock Museum   Russian scientists  Parliament in Action  Moskva River accident  Moscow  Dmitry Levitzky  Free Events  St. Petersburg 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites