Exit seminar of ADC “Memorial”

On March 4 ADC “Memorial” has held an exit seminar for migrants from Uzbekistan living in Krasnoselsky district of Saint-Petersburg. Same as with previous exit seminars, ADC “Memorial” staff has tried to talk about topics most interesting and useful to migrants, such as legalization in the Russian Federation, getting various permissions, possibilities for defense of labor rights, new features of the legislation on migration in Russia. Besides that a training session was held at the seminar, aimed at improving legal knowledge of migrants, helping them to fight back against attempts to extract bribes and other forms of arbitrary behavior from the law enforcement agents, which are often the cases migrants face. ADC “Memorial” distributed its printed materials, including quarterly bulletins, collection of documents “Migration in the Russian Federation: legal norms and practical advice”, human rights report “Gypsies, migrants, activists: victims of police arbitrariness “.

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