ZORIN V.J., VOLOH V.A., SUVOROVA V.A. Transformation of the Migration Policy of States During the Pandemic Period

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15688/jvolsu4.2021.3.4

Vladimir J. Zorin

Doctor of Sciences (Politics), Professor, Chief Researcher,

Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology named after N.I. Miklouho-Maclay of the Russian Academy of Sciences,

Prosp. Leningradsky, 49, 125993 (GSP-3) Moscow, Russian Federation;

Professor, Department of Political Science,

Financial University Under the Government of the Russian Federation,

Prosp. Leninsky, 32a, 119334 Moscow, Russian Federation

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https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1344-5765

Vladimir A. Voloh

Doctor of Sciences (Politics), Associate Professor, Professor,

Department of Public Administration and Political Technologies, State University of Management,

Prosp. Ryazansky, 99, 109542 Moscow, Russian Federation

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https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1292-7631

Vera A. Suvorova

Candidate of Sciences (Politics), Associate Professor,

Department of Public Administration and Political Technologies, State University of Management,

Prosp. Ryazansky, 99, 109542 Moscow, Russian Federation

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https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9072-3039


Abstract. Introduction. The article is devoted to the transformation of migration policies during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The article discusses changes in migration processes in connection with the COVID-19. The aim of the article is to illustrate how the countries’ migration policy has changed due to the pandemic and what measures have been developed to support migrants.

Methods and materials. The research methodology includes general scientific research methods, such as analysis, synthesis, content analysis and the aristotelian method. As well as specific scientific methods, such as comparative legal and system analysis. The empirical basis of the study is the data of the General Administration for Migration Issues of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the United Nations (UN).

Analysis. The authors conducted a comparative analysis of migration policies of various countries during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Considerable attention is paid to the measures taken by countries to provide various types of support to migrants. The authors also analyzed the activities of international organizations and the civil society. The authors concluded that measures to restrain the pandemic affected the implementation of funded integration projects in the European countries, some activities were postponed, however, the European countries made certain efforts to adopt new integration practices to support migrants during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Discussion. The authors assessed the further development of migration processes and countries migration policies.

Results. The authors effectuated a conclusion that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the transformation of migration processes and migration policies. The authors focused on how events in the migration sphere would develop, and what changes would take place in the migration policy of the Russian Federation. The research results presented in the article can be used to improve the migration policy of the Russian Federation in relation to labour migrants and to develop regulatory migration measures.

Key words: migration processes, transformation, migration policy of the Russian Federation, migration policy of foreign countries, pandemic of coronavirus infection COVID-19.

Citation. Zorin V.J., Voloh V.A., Suvorova V.A. Transformation of the Migration Policy of States During the Pandemic Period. Vestnik Volgogradskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriya 4. Istoriya. Regionovedenie. Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya [Science Journal of Volgograd State University. History. Area Studies. International Relations], 2021, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 34-44. (in Russian). DOI: https://doi.org/10.15688/jvolsu4.2021.3.4.

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