Putin signed the law against the registration of migrants in a rubber offices

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in photobacteria documents from workers on a building under construction in Novosibirsk<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/10/dd645ef3fc46100b20f5f48b95097213.jpg" alt="Putin signed the law against the registration of migrants in a rubber offices" />© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the Federal law directed on struggle with fictitious registration of migrants in a rubber offices.

The law specifies that fictitious registration at the place of residence is a statement of the foreign citizen or the person without citizenship on the account of the place of stay (valid in the place of stay in a residential area) based on the submission of deliberately false information or documents or a statement of the foreign citizen or the person without citizenship on the account of the place of stay in the residential room or other (works – in a residential area) without intention to actually live in this room, or without the intention of the receiving party to provide them with the premises for actual residence, or statement of the foreign citizen or the person without citizenship on the account of the place of residence at the address of the organization in which they, in the prescribed manner not engaged in labor or otherwise not prohibited by the legislation of the Russian Federation activities.

As previously noted by the authors of the bill, it aims to protect the interests and safety of Russian citizens and those foreign nationals who arrived in our country legally and with legal intentions.

They also noted that the closing of loopholes for fictitious registration will help to prevent the risk of stay on the territory of Russia of persons for implementation, including extremist and terrorist activities.

In December last year, the state Duma adopted in the first reading the bill on introduction of criminal liability of up to three years in prison for fictitious registration of foreign citizens at the place of stay in non-residential premises. The bill proposed to establish criminal liability for fictitious registration at the place of stay in non-residential premises (at the location of the organization): a fine of from 100 to 500 thousand rubles or the salary or other income of the convicted person for a period up to three years, compulsory labor for a term up to 3 years, or by deprivation of liberty for a term up to 3 years.

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