Illegal migration was discussed in Transcarpathia


Meeting was dedicated to determination of order of readmission between newly-created Police Department of Migration Control and other law enforcement agencies of the region on issues of counteraction of illegal migration.

The principal tasks entrusted to Police Subdivisions of Migration Control are to realize control on keeping legislation in the sphere of migration as well as counteraction to illegal migration, apply of foreseen by law measures on process ensuring in case about administrative infringement; preparation of proposals on shortening of stay period of foreigners ad stateless persons in Ukraine, their forced return, compulsory expel and also ban on entrance to Ukraine, etc.

According to the words of deputy head of SSU in the region, Vasyl Bukovchanyk, for the present moment newly created department realizes a complex of actions directed upon the supply with valuable functioning of the service. At the same time, during the practical realization of imposed tasks in the sphere of migration legislation, a series of problem questions have arisen. The ways of their solution were discussed in the course of the meeting. Thus, the chief of Head Department of SMS of Ukraine in the region, Igor Mykhailyshyn has marked that there is an urgent necessity in established mechanism of interaction between the subdivisions in preparation of materials concerning foreign citizens as well as illegal migrants, who do not have any grounds for further stay on the territory of Ukraine.

Namely on this purpose, the board of Migration Service of the region made a decision on transference to police realization of migration control of present information as to foreign citizens, who were prolonged the term of their stay, issuance of certificate for employment, persons receiving abolishment of such permissions and other categories of the foreigners including those who commence petition on refugee status granting. Nowadays, there are more than 2 000 foreign citizens in database, who stay on the territory of the region.

In the course of the working meeting, the problems moments were discussed such as holding of illegal migrants for the period necessary to prepare documents for consideration of administrative claim in the court. There is lack of qualified translators, who are necessary for the work with detainees, their identification. According to the results of the session, a series of decisions were made directed upon the effective cooperation of Police Department of Migration Control with law enforcement agents and controlling bodies in the region on the issues of state policy realization in the sphere of counteraction to illegal migration.