Azerbaijan deports 852 foreigners last month
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.5 / Trend /
The Azerbaijani State Migration Service deported 852 foreigners illegally residing in the country in July.
The Migration Service employees have carried out relevant activities to identify and prevent illegal migration, cases of violation of the rules of temporary and permanent residence of foreigners and stateless persons in Azerbaijan, the State Migration Service told Trend.
As a result of the measures taken in July, 1,241 foreign nationals were found violating the requirements of administrative law.
The decision was made to deport 852 foreigners within 48 hours and to administratively expel 218 foreigners based on state legislation, the service reported.
Through fines, the residence of 171 people was legalized.
Last month, the service received 4,004 appeals from the foreigners and stateless persons in connection with the extension of stay in the country, issuance of a permit for permanent and temporary accommodation, admission to citizenship, restoring and denial of citizenship, as well as the definition of citizenship and refugee status, issuance and extension of individual work permit.
The service has reviewed each complaint in accordance with the laws of the country and made the appropriate decision.