Since the beginning of the year, 242 Transcarpathians have moved abroad permanently and legally

26 July 2013 15:55  5441738 042452
Since the beginning of the year, 242 Transcarpathians have moved abroad permanently and legally

During the first half of this year, the migration service of the region have taken into consideration 218 applications for the citizenship of Ukraine and registered 242 departures to foreign countries for permanent residence. The most popular countries among Transcarpathian emigrants traditionally are Hungary and the Czech Republic.

For six months of the year, nearly 17,000 Ukrainian domestic passports have been issued in Transcarpathia. Nearly 22,000 Transcarpathians received passports for travelling abroad and more than five and a half thousand travel documents of a child. This was reported today, May 26, at the Board of the Main Office of the State Migration Service of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region, where they summarized the work of the service in the first half of this year and outlined priorities for the next quarter. 

They have implemented a number of organizational and practical measures to strengthen control over the movement and stay of foreign citizens in Ukraine. 168 foreigners with temporary residence permits are registered in the State Migration Service. Most of those foreign nationals stay on the territory of Transcarpathia in connection with employment in enterprises of the region and work in religious organizations. During this period, 67 foreign nationals have received permits for permanent residence in Ukraine.

   

Source: Olga Poshtak, Chief Public and Media Relations Specialist of the Main Office of the State Migration Service in Transcarpathian region

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