01 February 2013, Friday, 12:43
author: Olga Murtazina
107 thousand foreigners were registered by migration service RB in 2012: mainly citizens of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Azerbaijan. More than a half of them arrived for work.
16 thousand work permits and 19 thousand work patents have been registered in 2012. The sum of taxes, paid by foreign citizens, exceeds 90 million rubles. Fines, imposed for violation of migration legislation, made up the sum of 80 million rubles. In all the migration inflow increased by 15% as compared with 2011, press service of the Federal Migration Service in RB reports.