The state Duma has supported the project, designed to reduce the number of sham marriages

© Depositphotos / CandyBoxImagesФиктивный marriage. Archival photoThe state Duma has supported the project, designed to reduce the number of sham marriages© Depositphotos / CandyBoxImages

The state Duma adopted in the first reading a bill on exclusion of cases of abuse by foreign nationals the right to receive the temporary residence permit.

Previously the state Duma Committee on civil society development issues, public and religious associations recommended that the lower house of Parliament adopted in first reading a government draft.

The draft Federal law is aimed at excluding cases of abuse of foreign citizens and persons without citizenship the right to receive the permission for temporary residence in Russia without taking into account the approved government of the Russian Federation quota and the reduction in the number of facts of registration of marriages, stated in the explanatory Memorandum.

The bill stipulates that a temporary residence permit in Russia without quota will be issued to a foreign citizen married to a citizen of the Russian Federation, in the same subject of the country where the place of residence of the citizen of Russia, other than his spouse (wife).

The authors note that such a connection obtaining a permit for temporary residence in Russia and residence of the citizen of the Russian Federation the bill proposes to establish for foreign nationals with parents and children with Russian citizenship.

At the same time «restrictions associated with the ban on their own to change their place of residence within or outside of the subject of Federation in which territory the foreign citizen a permit for temporary residence in the Russian Federation, it is proposed to exempt temporarily residing in the Russian Federation a foreign citizen who received the status of the participant (family member of attendee) state program on assisting the voluntary resettlement in Russia of compatriots living abroad, or in connection with the relocation of this foreign citizen to a new place of residence of the citizen of the Russian Federation, other than his spouse (wife), parent, child» according to the project.

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