MOSCOW, April 24 (Itar-Tass) - Russia has denied 214 foreign citizens the right of admission to Russia because of the violation of the migration law.
The sanction followed a raid conducted by the Federal Migration Service (FMS) in the Moscow region, a FMS source told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
A large-scale campaign to prevent illegal migration has been held on April 22- 27 in connection with a growing number of foreign citizens arriving in the Moscow region, which triggered corresponding resolutions made by FMS Chief Konstantin Romodanovsky and Acting Governor of the Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov, the FMS source said.
A total of 35 employers who use the foreign work force, and 698 foreign citizens and citizens without citizenship had been checked during the first day of the FMS raid. The raid found out more than 1,300 violations of the migration law, including 550 incidents of violation of the regime of the presence of foreign citizens on the Russian territory and 811 cases of violation of the rules of using the foreign work force in Russia.
A total of 214 foreign citizens have been banned admission to Russia for violation of the Russian Migration law, FMS said. Besides, nine foreign citizens who have false documents were identified, it said.