The Director of the A3 Group Law Firm Mikhail Kuzmichev took part at the first meeting of the Working Group on migration questions of the Russian - German Chamber of Commerce in 2013.

The working group on migration questions RGCC.

The main theme of the meeting were the innovations in migration legislation which are planned for 2013:

1. The confirmation of the knowledge of the Russian language for foreign citizens.
2. Restrictions for the recruitment of foreign workers in certain working areas.
3.The legislative initiatives of the Ministry of Labor and the FMS of Russia to amend the immigration and labor laws in the sphere of attracting to the employment of foreign workers:

- The confirmation of the knowledge of the Russian language for all categories of foreign workers;
- Changes in the procedure of the issuing of permits for highly qualified specialists (the introduction of the notion «the key personnel» to the subsidiary organization or branch of a foreign company;
- The obligation of the employer to reimburse the expenses of the deportation of foreign workers;
- The obligatory fingerprinting and photographing of foreign workers;
- Changes in the procedure of employment of foreign citizens with a temporary residence permit in the Russian Federation.