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Russia exempts managers from work permit quotas in Moscow

16:12 11/08/2008
• Media Center » Video Immigration News Work permit quotas in Moscow will not apply to managers and certain categories of specialists, according to Russia's Federal Migration Service (FMS). In a...

Moscow migrant workers to get new IDs

9:34 24/08/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News New IDs, which will also serve as a work permit , have been announced by Moscow authorities. The magnetic plastic cards will hold passport and medical...

Controversy in Russia over migration quota

12:37 14/08/2007
• Media Center » Video Immigration News The Moscow city government's plan to reduce the quota in 2008 on the number of migrant workers from 750,000 to 250,000 has caused a stir in Russia's Federal...

Number of work permits issued in Russia quadruples

19:49 24/05/2007
• Watch This Video The deputy head of Russia's Federal Migration Service, Vyacheslav Postavnin has stated that over 800,000 work permits have been issued to labor migrants in 2007. "In January -...

Russia proposes language test for immigrant workers

13:14 08/05/2007
• Watch This Video In a legislative draft put forward by two members of Russia's parliament, migrants planning to work longer than a year in Russia will be required to pass a Russian language test...