According to statistics, the flow of illegal migrants to Transcarpathia has shortened. In the year 2008 3 thousand illegal migrants were detected in the region, in 2009 -1600 and in 2010 were detained just 570, in 2011 -517.
However, in the course of the last year the investigation regional body commenced 16 criminal cases on organization of illegal transportation of person through the state border of Ukraine. 34 persons were imprisoned for this crime for different terms. Since the beginning of the current year, 2 international channels of illegal migration were stopped up. Investigation body of SSU commenced 4 criminal cases. The court sentences have come into force also this year. Besides, 2 residents of Perechyn district were imprisoned for 7 years.