Government has dissolved State Migration Service of Ukraine


Government has dissolved State Migration Service of Ukraine. It is foreseen by governmental decree dated from July 7, 2010 №559 “Some questions on state governing in the sphere of migration”. This document  envisages to stop liquidation of State Department on Citizenship Affairs, Immigration and Registration of Physical Persons, and also to liquidate State Migration Service aiming at optimization of the system of state governing in the sphere of migration. 
Cabinet of Ministers has ordered to create a Commission on Liquidation of State Migration Service and to appoint Igor Repeshko to be at the head of this service. The document also establishes that assignee of State Migration Service on Citizenship, Registration of Physical Persons and Immigration is Ministry of Interior, and State Committee of Nationalities and Religions is responsible for the migration issues in the frames determined by legislation on refugees.
Plan of actions concerning visa-free regime of Ukraine with European Union in particular foresees creation of single migration body, approval of concept on state migration policy, creation of state electronic demographic register.