The government of Ukraine has decided to liquidate the State Migration Service and suspend the liquidation of the state department on citizenship, immigration and individual registration.
This was stipulated in cabinet resolution No. 559 of July 7, 2010 entitled "Some issues of state governance in the sphere of migration."
According to the document, the successor of the state migration services on the issues of citizenship, individual registration and immigration is the Interior Ministry, and that on the issues of migration - under the regulations defined by the legislation on refugees - the State Committee on Nationalities and Religions.
The resolution also foresees the creation of a commission on the liquidation of the State Migration Service