14 June in Russia celebrates Day of the Migration Service. Decree "On establishment of the Day of Migration Service" signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin May 6 in 2007. The document states: "Install a professional holiday — Day of Migration Service and to celebrate his June 14».
In 2012, the Federal Migration Service of Russia celebrates its twentieth anniversary.
In 1992 Decree of the President of the Russian Federation created the Federal Migration Service (FMS) of Russia. Topped her scientist, candidate of geographical sciences Tatyana Regent.
At the end of 1999 by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federal Migration Service has been transformed into the Ministry of Federal Affairs, National and Migration Policy of the Russian Federation. The ministry was established on the basis of the Service and the former Ministry of Nationalities at the end of 2001.
February 23 in 2002 by Presidential Decree "On improvement of public administration in the field of migration policy" functions of immigration control and coordinate the activities of federal executive authorities of the Federation Migration takes the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation — an independent federal body of executive authority exercising law enforcement functions, functions for control, supervision and provision of public services in the field of migration.
The Editorial Board project "Calendar of Events" congratulates all employees and veterans of the migration service with their professional holiday. We wish the relentless increase of professionalism and strict compliance with the law and order in the difficult task of providing immigration services.