Lithuanian parliament allows restricting irregular migrants' movement for another 6 months

  • 2022-01-04
The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, has allowed the authorities to restrict the movement of irregular migrants in Lithuania for up to a year. The respective amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Foreigners passed in a vote of 81 to 14 with 15 abstentions.  The new legislation allows applying the restrictions for migrants under an extreme situation, a special legal regime. Laurynas Kasciunas, chairman of the parliamentary Committee on National Security and Defense, said that the aim is to make Lithuania an unattractive count...
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