Information of Public Relations Department of the State Migration Service for Yanuary 2010
During the last year in the migration field necessary regulatory legal acts were accepted, institutional and organizational measures were held to organize the national security of Azerbaijan Republic and strengthen state control over migration processes. The decrees signed by President Ilham Aliyev on implementation of the “single window” principle in management of migration processes, granting the status of law enforcement agency to the State Migration Service fully provided the rational and purposeful activity of the Service and improved its working methods and means. Also in January 2010 all the tasks assigned were fulfilled correctly and in time by Service staff.
In January 2010 State Migration Service accepted 4690 applications from the foreigners and stateless persons on extension the temporary staying period in the country, granting permissions for temporary and permanent residence, acquiring, revocation, restoration of citizenship, determination of citizenship and refugee status, granting and extension of work permits.
Each application was investigated in compliance with the existing legislative requirements and relevant decisions were accepted.
In January 2010 State Migration Service employees held relevant measures on prevention of the illegal migration, particularly, on revelation of staying and temporary or permanent residence rules violation in Azerbaijan Republic by foreigners and stateless persons. As the result of the measures held, 968 cases of violation of administrative legislation were revealed. 281 out of 968 foreigners or stateless persons were penalized and their residence was legalized. Decisions about 491 foreigners on leaving country in 48 hours in compliance with the relevant articles of Administrative Violations Code and about 196 foreigners on exclusion outside the country in administrative order were accepted.
Relevant measures in direction of regulation migration processes are being continued.