The state Duma rejected on Tuesday a draft law the deputies of the legislative Assembly of Kaluga region, which was proposed to introduce criminal liability for foreigners, has entered into a fictitious marriage with a Russian citizen to resolve their stay in Russia.
in the explanatory paper to the law, the authors pointed out that to permit in the Russian Federation migrants in some cases, resort to fictitious marriage. Most importantly, foreigners are attracted by the temporary residence permit, which they receive, according to the law, excluding approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Russian Federation of the quota. At the moment the right to temporary residence receives any foreign citizen married to a Russian citizen, with residence in Russia.
in the future If the duration of marriage More than 3 years foreign citizens and persons without citizenship have the opportunity to receive Russian citizenship in a simplified procedure." in the process of inspections for compliance with immigration law authorities of the regional Prosecutor's office found numerous cases of marriages of convenience in order to obtain temporary residence permits ", - reported in the document.
according to the initiators of change, during the period 2010-2013 on claims prosecutors revoked 32 the marriage of the convicted residents of the Russian Federation with the residents of Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine without the purpose of creating a family and for a reward.
elected officials indicate that there is a serious problem associated with the conclusion of fictitious marriage in order to permit of stay on the territory of the Russian Federation. Thus, under current law, there are no restrictions in the form of liability for fictitious marriage " within the Russian Federation does not happen.
The state Duma Committee on civil, criminal, arbitration and procedural legislation has made the initiative of the deputies to reject the bill, arguing that the problem of acquiring Russian citizenship through fraudulent marriage should be resolved within the framework of the migration act.