Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Ivanovich Bastrykin took part in the first meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission of the Security Council of the Russian Federation on Improving State Migration Policy, which was chaired by Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation T. A. Golikova, federal ministers, as well as heads of services and departments also attended the meeting. The meeting addressed topical issues of improving Russian migration policy. In his speech, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev noted that special attention should be paid to such aspects of migration policy as countering illegal migration and related crime.
During the meeting, the Chairman of the IC of Russia also noted the problem of the increasing number of crimes among migrants in recent years. According to him, the migrants' aggression is associated with maladaptation to the Russian mentality and improper organization of the social and living conditions of their stay on the employers' part. Illegal entry of foreigners into the country also contributes to the unfavorable migration situation.
The Chairman of the IC of Russia highlighted the increasing number of incidents involving citizens from Central Asian CIS countries and the high risk of emergence of criminals among them.
The head of the department proposed to reinforce control over the migration process and systematically carry out operational and preventive measures in places of mass residence of migrants in order to identify citizens illegally staying in the country, as well as prohibited items and substances. To do this, the IC has already established cooperation with other departments.
During the meeting, a set of measures aimed at improving the organization of work in this area was drafted.