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Immigration Reform in Russia

Russia receives the second most immigrants in the world after the United States. Due to this fact, immigration reform and the national migration concept have been the primary focus of federal migration policy debates in recent years. Olga Gulina, Law Institute, Samara and Alisa Oblezova, Perm State University will offer their views on Russian immigration law and enforcement and the national migration concept adopted in June 2012.

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Feb. 7, 2013
4:00pm – 5:30pm
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Immigration Reform in Russia

Part of IERES’ Behind the Headlines Series

Russia receives the second most immigrants in the world after the United States. Due to this fact, immigration reform and the national migration concept have been the primary focus of federal migration policy debates in recent years. The speakers will offer their views on Russian immigration law and enforcement and the national migration concept adopted in June 2012. They will discuss the expansion of illegal migration from former Soviet republics, the employment of foreign citizens (including highly-skilled migrants), and issues related to the removal of foreign nationals. Olga Gulina, Junior Professor, Law Institute, Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation inSamara, received a Starovoitova Fellowship to examine the topic “Human Rights vs. Migrant rights: Key Legislative Challenges and Political Developments in Modern Society.” Alisa Oblezova, Senior Lecturer, Labor Law and Social Security Department, Perm State University is also currently based at the Kennan Institute on a Kennan-Fulbright grant to study “Prevention of Discrimination against Migrant Workers in Labor Law: Comparative Analysis of the Legislative and Law-Enforcement Practices in Russia and the U.S.” Voesar Conference Room1957 E Street NW, Suite 412Please RSVP at http://go.gwu.edu/immigration This event is on the record The Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES)The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University The George Washington University1957 E Street, NW • Suite 412 • Washington, DC 20052Tel 202-994-6340 • Fax 202-994-5436 • Email ieresgwu@gwu.eduwww.ieres.org • facebook • newsletter • www.ponarseurasia.org


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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American expertise and knowledge of Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Through its residential fellowship programs, public lectures, workshops, and publications, the Institute strives to attract, publicize, and integrate new research into the policy community.  Read more

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