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Law aimed at improving migration legislation

May 5, 2014

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On Amendments to Article 13 of the Federal Law on the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation.

The Federal Law is aimed at improving Russia’s migration legislation as regards labour activities in Russia by foreign citizens recognised as refugees or having received temporary refugee status in accordance with the Federal Law On Refugees.

The amendments made to the Federal Law On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation set forth the procedure for engaging in labour activity by the indicated category of citizens within Russia’s territory.

May 5, 2014